La Vénus -> 1846 Utile

Nominal Guns58ref:1122
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1820ref:1122
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1122
ShipyardLorient Dockyard - Lorient ref:1122
Ship ClassVestale Classref:1122
Designed byPaul Filhonref:1122
CategoryFourth Rateref:1122
Ship TypeFrigate ref:1122
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1122
Broken Up1847ref: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


1824Broadside Weight = 690 French Livre (744.648 lbs 337.755 kg)ref:1122
Upper Gun Deck30 French 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 18-Pounder
Spardeck26 French 24-pound Carronade

1827Broadside Weight = 594 French Livre (641.0448 lbs 290.763 kg)ref:1122
Upper Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 18-Pounder
Spardeck22 French 24-pound Carronade

1841Broadside Weight = 750 French Livre (809.4 lbs 367.125 kg)ref:1122
Upper Gun Deck28 French 30-Pounder
Spardeck18 French 30-Pound Carronade
Spardeck4 French 16cm Paixhans

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.3.1823441Design Complementref:1122

Service History

1846Renamed Utileref:1122


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