Fleche

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench corvette 'La Fleche' (1768) (18)
Captured21.5.1794BWAS-1793
First Commissioned24.5.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed by Louis-Hillarion ChapelleBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked12.11.1795BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 9"Imperial Feet28.1559 
Length of Keel74' 4"Imperial Feet22.5806 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen278Tons BM 

Armament


21.5.1794Broadside Weight = 162 Imperial Pound ( 73.467 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck18 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.5.179475 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.5.1794 - bef.6.1795Commander John Gore (1772-1836)BWAS-17931795Lieutenant Thomas BoysBWAS-1793bef.8.1795 - 12.11.1795Lieutenant Charles CameBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
24.5.1794Commissioned in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
12.11.1795Wrecked in San Fiorenzo Bay, CorsicaBWAS-1793

 

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