Piedmontaise

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Pièmontaise' (1804) (46)
Captured8.3.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardSaint-Servan - Brittany NNF-1800
Ship ClassConsolante Class
Designed byFrançois Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck157' 5"Imperial Feet47.8558 
Length of Keel128' 10"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen1,091 8394Tons BM 

Armament


1809Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1809300 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1809 - 9.1811CaptainCharles Foote (d.1811)BWAS-17939.1811CaptainHenry Dawson (d.1809)BWAS-17939.1811 - 9.1812CaptainHenry Folkes Edgell (1767-1846)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1809Commissioned in the East IndiesBWAS-1793
12.8.1812Arrived at Woolwich and paid offBWAS-1793
1.1813Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1800Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1800 A 1815Alain DemerliacBook
 

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