Perle

5716
Nominal Guns18NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1768NNF-1774
Launched30.8.1768NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1774
ConstructorJacques-Augustin Lamothe (1762-1824)NNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured5.7.1780NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel87' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)28.2576 (92′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2224 (13′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen280French Tonneaux275.099 

Armament


1769Broadside Weight = 52 French Livre (56.1184 lbs 25.454 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1769140 NNF-1774

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
6.7.1780Taken by Romney (50)

 

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