Le Vésuve

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Mount Vésuve
Nominal Guns16EWIKI
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1794EWIKI
Keel Laid Down5.1794EWIKI
Launched7.8.1795EWIKI
First Commissioned10.1795EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy EWIKI
Ship ClassEtna Class
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)EWIKI
CategoryUnratedEWIKI
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up9.1830EWIKI

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


6.1794Broadside Weight = 144 French Livre (155.4048 lbs 70.488 kg)FWAS1786
Gun Deck16 French 18-Pounder

6.1803Broadside Weight = 120 French Livre (129.504 lbs 58.74 kg)FWAS1786
Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1803Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Flute FWAS1786
2.1807Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Corvette FWAS1786
31.10.1815Refitted as a Unrated Hulk FWAS1786


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
 

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