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Nominal Guns40E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1794E-WIKI
Launched11.3.1796E-WIKI
First Commissioned1.1798E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy E-WIKI
Ship ClassRomaine Class (1794)E-WIKI
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
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CategoryFifth RateE-WIKI
Ship TypeFrigateE-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Sunk as Breakwater1808E-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


11.3.1796Broadside 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

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
1800Commis de la Marine, , accountant
Simon Nazaire PortierFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1796-1848
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Service History


DateEventSource
1810

Taken to pieces

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