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La Forte

28499
Nominal Guns60FWAS1786
NationalityFrance
OperatorState Navy
Ordered18.12.1828FWAS1786
Keel Laid Down5.6.1829FWAS1786
Launched20.2.1852FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardCherbourg Dockyard - Cherbourg FWAS1786
Ship ClassSurveillante ClassFWAS1786
Designed by
Mathurin François BoucherFrench
Ship Builder
FWAS1786
CategoryFourth RateFWAS1786
National RatePremier RangFWAS1786
Ship TypeFrigate FWAS1786
Sailing RigShip RiggedFWAS1786
Broken Up6.1.1868FWAS1786

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1119
Length of Gundeck54.40Meters178′ 5″ Imperial
Breadth14.50Meters47′ 6″ Imperial
Depth in Hold3.80Meters12′ 5″ Imperial

Armament


16.9.1841Broadside Weight = 888 French Livre (958.3296 lbs 434.676 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 French 30-Pounder
Quarterdeck28 French 30-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 French 18-Pounder

1852Broadside Weight = 958 French Livre (1033.8736 lbs 468.941 kg)FWAS1786
Upper Gun Deck4 French 22cm Paixhans
Upper Gun Deck26 French 30-Pounder
Spardeck26 French 30-Pound Carronade
Spardeck4 French 16cm Paixhans

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
16.9.1841300Design ComplementFWAS1786

 

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