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Le Berceau

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Nominal Guns32ref:1122
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1833ref:1122
Launched16.10.1834ref:1122
First Commissioned11.9.1840ref:1122
How acquiredPurpose builtref:1122
ShipyardLorient - Brittany ref:1122
Ship ClassCornaline Class (1833)
Designed by
Paul Marie LerouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1806-1853
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CategoryUnratedref:1122
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked13.12.1846ref:1122

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:1122
Moulded Breadth10.7Meters33′ 0″ Imperial
Draught Forward4.83Meters15′ 10″ Imperial
Burthen1057French Tonneaux1035.782 
Length on the waterline43Meters0′ 1″ Imperial

Armament


11.9.1840Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.9.1840229 ref:1122

Service History


DateEventSource
1841

Campaign to the Antilles (CC Lartigues) .

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23.4.1842

Disarmed at Brest .

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1.2.1844

Armed at Brest .

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26.3.1845

Rescue the brig "Colibri" which capsized under sail and dark off the Badama on the coast of Madagascar .

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15.6.1845

At Tamatave , Madagascar .

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13.12.1846

Lost with all hands after leaving the harbor of St. Denis at Réunion in a cyclone . ( month ? february in dossiersmarine)

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Notes on Ship


Designerref:1119

Leroux



 

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