Belette

3269
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Sixth Rate corvette 'La Belette' (1781) (20)
Captured29.8.1793BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassCoquette ClassNNF-1774
Designed byAntoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Burnt20.10.1796BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeckc120' 0"Imperial Feet 
Length of Keelc106' 6"Imperial Feet0.0152 
Breadthc32' 0"Imperial Feet 
Depth in Holdc16' 0"Imperial Feet 
Burthen580Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.9.1793 - 13.7.1795CommanderThomas Seccombe (d.1808) ADM 6/25/73
Commission confirmed 8.8.1794
BWAS-1793
11.1.1796 - 20.10.1796CommanderJohn Temple (d.1808)BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
99.99.1819 - 4.1826MidshipmanJonas Archer AbbottCSORN

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1794Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Unknown
20.10.1796Burnt as unservicable at AjaccioBWAS-1793

 

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