Le Griffon

22700
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1805BWAS-1793
Launched2.6.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure Class
Designed byFrançois Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig-Corvette
Captured11.5.1808BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Griffin' (1808) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 6"Imperial Feet28.1178 
Length of Keel80' 10"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth29' 4"Imperial Feet8.8505 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Burthen368Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
11.5.1808Taken by Bacchante (20) near cape St Anthony


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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