La Salamandre

23381
Nominal Guns10TRN5
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1793TRN5
Launched1806TRN5
First Commissioned1.1794
How acquiredPurpose builtTRN5
ShipyardLe Havre TRN5
Ship ClassSalamandre Class
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)TRN5
ConstructorPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)TRN5
CategoryUnratedTRN5
Ship TypeBomb Vessel
Captured12.10.1806TRN5

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck38.98Meters127′ 10″ Imperial
Length of Keel36.05Meters118′ 3″ Imperial
Breadth8.77Meters28′ 9″ Imperial
Depth in Hold4.38Meters14′ 4″ Imperial
Draught Forward3.57Meters11′ 8″ Imperial
Draught Aft3.68Meters12′ 0″ Imperial

Armament


1.1794Broadside Weight = 40 French Livre (43.168 lbs 19.58 kg)FWAS1786
Gun Deck10 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 12" Mortar

1796Broadside Weight = 136 French Livre (146.7712 lbs 66.572 kg)FWAS1786
Gun Deck4 French 24-pound Carronade
Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.9.179586Design ComplementFWAS1786

Service History


DateEventSource
1796Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Flute FWAS1786
9.9.1806Action of 9th September 1806
12.10.1806Action of 1806-10-12


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Des grant on Saturday 6th of January 2018 23:54

French C/o - Lieutenant Solomon killed in the battle.


Posted by Des grant on Saturday 6th of January 2018 23:28

26 guns, cite source- British Warships in the age of sail. Not 36.

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