Naiade

5498
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench corvette 'Le Naiade' (1779) (20)
Captured14.4.1783BWAS-1714
ShipyardToulon - Provence BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoquette ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold17.8.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 8"Imperial Feet38.4126 
Length of Keel105' 10 ⅞"Imperial Feet32.0262 
Breadth33' 8 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen640 794Tons BM 

Armament


4.1783Broadside Weight = 186 Imperial Pound ( 84.351 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.4.1783 - 6.1784CaptainSir Richard John Strachan (6th Baronet of Thornton, Kincardine) (1760-1828) ADM 6/23/219
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 5.6.1784
BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
25.5.1784Started a two month survey?BWAS-1714
6.1784Paid off (never registered)BWAS-1714
17.8.1784Sold at Deptford for £800BWAS-1714


Sources


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

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