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La Vengeance

Nominal Guns60FWAS1786
NationalitySecond Empire Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down5.10.1829FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardLorient Dockyard - Lorient FWAS1786
Ship ClassVengeance ClassFWAS1786
Designed by
Mathurin François BoucherFrench
Ship Builder
Charles AlexandreFrench
Ship Builder
CategoryFourth RateFWAS1786
National RatePremier RangFWAS1786
Ship TypeFrigate FWAS1786
Sailing RigShip RiggedFWAS1786
Broken Up1898FWAS1786


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck53.64Meters175′ 11″ Imperial
Breadth14.00Meters45′ 11″ Imperial
Depth in Hold7.25Meters23′ 9″ Imperial
Draught Forward6.25Meters20′ 6″ Imperial
Draught Aft6.75Meters22′ 1″ Imperial


1.7.1848Broadside Weight = 929 French Livre (1002.5768 lbs 454.7455 kg)FWAS1786
Upper Gun Deck2 French 22cm Paixhans
Upper Gun Deck28 French 30-Pounder
Spardeck26 French 30-Pound Carronade
Spardeck4 French 16cm Paixhans

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.1848513Design ComplementFWAS1786

Service History


Refitted as 56-guns frigate



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