Le Robecq

Nominal Guns18NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Privateer frigate 'La Comtesse de Provence' (1779) (22)
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassComtesse d'Artois ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jaques DenysE-WIKI
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
BecomesBritish sloop 'Robecque' (1782) (18)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck111' 5 ½"Imperial Feet33.8455 
Length of Keel92' 1 ⅞"Imperial Feet28.0638 
Breadth28' 2 ⅜"Imperial Feet8.5439 
Depth in Hold12' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen387 4394Tons BM 


4.1780Broadside Weight = 94 French Livre (101.4448 lbs 46.013 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 French 6-pound Obusier


1780/04 - 1782/06/30 Robert Coppens (1720-1799), Cailliez Principal Managing Ownerref:683

Service History

3.1780Purchased while on the stocksBWAS-1714
30.6.1782Taken by Ariadne (20)


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
10.4.1780-1780Dunkirk Privateer Squadron 1780 Jean Baptiste Charles Royer 

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