Sylphe

6547
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1803BWAS-1793
Launched9.7.1804BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSylphe ClassBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig-Corvette BWAS-1793
Captured18.8.1808BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Seagull' (1808) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW028
Length of Gundeck95' 8"Imperial Feet28.9966 
Moulded Breadth27' 7"Imperial Feet8.255 

Armament


9.7.1804Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)W028
Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
14.5.1806Action of 1806-05-14
25.9.1806Action off Rochefort
18.8.1808Taken by Comet (18) off Martinique


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W028French Navy Ships 1816 - 1859Stephen S. RobertsWeb Site
 

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