La Cérès

Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Ceres' (1777) (18)
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Designed by Nicholas PhillipsBWAS-1714
Constructor Nicholas PhillipsBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish sloop 'Raven' (1782) (18)


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 

2 Ship Commanders

17.12.1778 - 1779Sous Lieutenant de Vaisseau Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac de Traversay (1754-1831)ref:6311779Capitaine de Corsaire Jean Gaspard Vence (1747-1808)FWIKI

Service History

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


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