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L'Embuscade -> 1865 Emulation

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Nominal Guns32ref:1122
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.9.1832ref:1122
Launched20.5.1837ref:1122
First Commissioned11.8.1840ref:1122
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1122
ShipyardSaint-Servan - Brittany ref:1122
Ship ClassAriane Class (1827)ref:1122
CategoryUnratedref:1122
Ship TypeCorvetteref:1122
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:1122
Deleted from list21.2.1861ref:1122

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1122
Length of Gundeck138' 9"Imperial Feet42.0684 
Moulded Breadth35' 1"Imperial Feet10.6731 
Breadth35' 11"Imperial Feet10.6731 
Depth in Hold14' 1"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Draught Aft16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1015French Tonneaux994.664 
Length on the waterline137' 10"Imperial Feet41.7576 

Armament


11.8.1840Broadside Weight = 414 French Livre (446.7888 lbs 202.653 kg)ref:1122
Gun Deck24 French 16cm Paixhans
Spardeck6 French 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.8.1840229 ref:1122

Service History


DateEventSource
1840

From 1840 to 1841 , Levant Station in Alexandria .

ref:1119
22.8.1842

From  22 August to 8 September 1842 : stopover in the Gambiez Islands , then Wallis and Futuna .

ref:1119
17.4.1844

Disembarks troops in Mahaena to subdue Tahitian insurgents .

ref:1119
9.1844

At Tahiti .

ref:1119
16.6.1845

Disarmed .

ref:1119
24.3.1847

Rearmed at Rochefort .

ref:1119
6.1849

At Fort de France .

ref:1119
1865Rerated as a Hulk became a guard hulkref:1122
1865Renamed Emulationref:1119
1883

Completion of scrapping .

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