Belette

3270
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer brig 'La Belliqueuse' (1797) (18)
Captured10.1.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardDieppe - Normandy BWAS-1714
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold14.9.1801BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck104' 4 ½"Imperial Feet31.7119 
Length of Keel85' 7 ½"Imperial Feet25.9207 
Breadth27' 7"Imperial Feet8.255 
Depth in Hold7' 5"Imperial Feet2.2606 
Burthen346 4994Tons BM 

Armament


1798Broadside Weight = 240 Imperial Pound ( 108.84 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck20 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798128 BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
22.1.1798Arrived at Plymouth and laid up on OrdinaryBWAS-1793
14.9.1801Sold at Plymouth for £1,500 having never been in commissionBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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