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L'Héroïne -> 1861 Plougastel

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Nominal Guns32ref:1122
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down21.11.1827ref:1122
Launched8.5.1830ref:1122
First Commissioned1.7.1830ref:1122
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1122
ShipyardBrest - Brittany ref:1122
CategoryUnratedref:1122
Ship TypeCorvetteref:1122
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1122
Deleted from list28.12.1850ref:1122

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1122
Moulded Breadth10.7Meters33′ 0″ Imperial
Breadth (oa)5.15Meters16′ 10″ Imperial
Breadth4.98Meters16′ 4″ Imperial
Burthen1015French Tonneaux994.664 
Length on the waterline42Meters0′ 0″ Imperial

Armament


1835Broadside Weight = 444 French Livre (479.1648 lbs 217.338 kg)ref:1122
Gun Deck20 French 30-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck4 French 12-Pounder
Spardeck8 French 30-Pound Carronade

1841Broadside Weight = 414 French Livre (446.7888 lbs 202.653 kg)ref:1122
Gun Deck24 French 16cm Paixhans
Spardeck6 French 18-Pound Carronade

1844Broadside Weight = 360 French Livre (388.512 lbs 176.22 kg)ref:1122
Gun Deck24 French 16cm Paixhans

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.1830229 ref:1122

Service History


DateEventSource
27.12.1831

Sailed to Mexico from Brest

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19.4.1832Arrived at Brest ref:1119
8.5.1832

Sailed to Lisbon from Brest

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10.6.1832

Enters the Tagus

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7.1835

Leaves France several months for a campaign to protect whalers in the southern hemisphere (CF Cecille) .

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1839

Ftrom 1839 to 1840 , overhaul .

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1843

In Cochinchina , saves five missionaries from death (CF Favin-Lévêque) .

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1861Rerated as a Hulk became a guard hulkref:1119
1861Renamed Plougastelref:1119
1865

Completion of scrapping in 1865 .

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Notes on Ship


Descriptionref:1122

During construction a round stern was substituted for the original square stern and the spardeck was filled in amidships to form a complete deck with the forecastle and poop .

Seals : 1667 m2 and in 1841 , 1450 m2 after overhaul (dossiermarine.org)



 

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