La Cérès

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Ceres' (1777) (18)
Captured17.12.1778BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed byNicholas PhillipsBWAS-1714
ConstructorNicholas PhillipsBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured19.4.1782BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Raven' (1782) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel90' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet27.4384 
Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.7211 
Burthen361' 2694"Imperial Feet110.0398 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1779 - 1779Corsaire CaptainJean Gaspard Vence (1747-1808)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
19.4.1782Battle of the Mona Passage


Sources


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

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