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La Cérès -> 1797 Enfant de la Patrie

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Nominal Guns16E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1794E-WIKI
Named5.1795E-WIKI
Launched5.1795E-WIKI
First Commissioned7.1795E-WIKI
Home PortDunkerque - Flanders E-WIKI
How acquiredBuilt by ContractE-WIKI
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy E-WIKI
Ship ClassEtna Class (1794)
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1773-1806
E-WIKI
Constructor
Jean FouacheFrench
Ship Builder
E-WIKI
CategoryUnratedE-WIKI
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked17.2.1798E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck35.95Meters117′ 11″ Imperial
Length of Keel32.48Meters106′ 6″ Imperial
Breadth9.74Meters31′ 11″ Imperial
Depth in Hold4.82Meters15′ 9″ Imperial

Armament


5.1795Broadside Weight = 162 French Livre (174.8304 lbs 79.299 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck18 French 18-Pounder

1798Broadside Weight = 3 French Livre (3.2376 lbs 1.4688 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck12 French Swivel
Gun Deck18 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798219 ref:692

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1798 - 17.2.1798Capitaine de Corsaire
Georges Louis MorancourtFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1796-1810
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1797Renamed Enfant de la PatrieFWAS1786
17.2.1798

Wrecked on the Norwegian Coast

FWAS1786

 

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Posted by Jason M Archer on Wednesday 28th of April 2021 01:53

Actually launched 5.1795.

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