La Nymphe

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1777NNF-1774
Launched18.8.1777NNF-1774
First Commissioned11.1777NNF-1774
Home PortAlexandria - Egypt NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassNymphe ClassNNF-1774
Designed byPierre-Augustin LamotheNNF-1774
ConstructorPierre-Augustin LamotheNNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured10.8.1780NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Nymphe' (1780) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacement1,102Ton 
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


11.1777Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1777290 NNF-1774

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 10.8.1780Unknowndu Rumain (d.1780)TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
10.8.1780Flora vs Nymphe

 

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