La Vengeance -> 1795 Vénus -> 1796 Vengeance

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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Launched1.1794BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1794BWAS-1793
Home PortBordeaux - Gascony ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvette BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured22.10.1800BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Scout' (1800) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck111' 0"Imperial Feet33.8328 
Length of Keel89' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.1431 
Breadth29' 1 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen405 5394Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

Armament


1796Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck20 French Canons de Fonte

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1796 - 1800/10/22Jacques Conteref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179879 ref:692
1799164 ref:692

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1796 - 1797Corsaire CaptainBernard Dihinsref:6921798 - 1799Corsaire CaptainJean Limouzinref:6921799 - 22.10.1800Corsaire CaptainAdrien Grandidierref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1795Renamed VénusEWIKI
1796Renamed Vengeanceref:692
1796

Took 6 ships : "Garland" , "Hanna" , "Duchesse de Rutland" , "Elbe" , "Zephir" and "Catherine"

ref:692
1798

Took the ships "John" , "Hoopell" , "Mercure" , "Hannach" and "Argus"

ref:692
1799

Took 15 ships : "Halifax" , "Terley" ,"Caroline" , ...

ref:692
22.10.1800Taken by Fisgard (44) off the Portugese Coast
22.10.1800Taken by Indefatigable (64) off the Portugese CoastBG

 

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