La Poursuivante

26477
Nominal Guns40E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched24.5.1796E-WIKI
First Commissioned4.1798E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders E-WIKI
Ship ClassRomaine ClassE-WIKI
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)E-WIKI
CategoryFifth RateE-WIKI
Ship TypeFrigate E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Condemned1805E-WIKI

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 OreilleE-WIKI1801 - 1802Capitaine de Frégate, resigned in An X Pierre Edouard Plucket (1759-1845)E-WIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1800Contre-AmiralJean Joseph Castagnier (1753-1807)E-WIKI

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

E-WIKI


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site
 

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