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La Vestale

Nominal Guns58ref:1122
NationalityRoyaume de France
Keel Laid Down6.1820ref:1122
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1122
ShipyardRochefort Dockyard - Rochefort ref:1122
Ship ClassVestale Class (1822)ref:1122
Designed by
Paul FilhonFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Service 1800-1830
CategoryFourth Rateref:1122
National RatePremier Rangref:1122
Ship TypeFrigateref:1122
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1122
Broken Up26.5.1834ref:1122


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1122
Length of Gundeck52.60Meters172′ 6″ Imperial
Breadth13.16Meters43′ 2″ Imperial
Depth in Hold6.35Meters20′ 9″ Imperial
Length on the waterline51.97Meters170′ 6″ Imperial


1827Broadside Weight = 618 French Livre (666.9456 lbs 302.511 kg)ref:1122
Upper Gun Deck28 French 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 18-Pounder
Spardeck22 French 24-Pounder Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
6.5.1822441Design Complementref:1122


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