La Poursuivante

26477
Nominal Guns40EWIKI
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Launched24.5.1796EWIKI
First Commissioned4.1798EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders EWIKI
Ship ClassRomaine ClassEWIKI
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)EWIKI
CategoryFifth RateEWIKI
Ship TypeFrigate EWIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedEWIKI
Condemned1805EWIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWIKI
Length of Gundeck149' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.3969 (158′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3729 (40′ 7″ Imperial)

Armament


24.5.1796Broadside Weight = 408 French Livre (440.3136 lbs 199.716 kg)FWIKI
Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1800Capitaine de VaisseauJean Baptiste OreilleEWIKI1801 - 1802Capitaine de Frégate, resigned in An X Pierre Edouard Plucket (1759-1845)EWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1800Contre-AmiralJean Joseph Castagnier (1753-1807)EWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1800Lieutenant de FrégatePierre Edouard Plucket (1759-1845)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
7.7.1800Attack on Dunkirk
1806

Made a breakwater in 1806 or 1807

EWIKI


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site
 

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