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La Seine

6578
Nominal Guns42E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1793E-WIKI
Acquired19.12.1793E-WIKI
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy E-WIKI
Ship ClassSeine Class (1793)E-WIKI
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
E-WIKI
CategoryFifth RateE-WIKI
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeFrigateE-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Captured30.6.1798E-WIKI
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 9"Imperial Feet47.5529 
Length of Keel131' 4 ⅛"Imperial Feet39.932 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold12' 4 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen1,145 8794Tons BM 

Armament


1798Broadside Weight = 352 French Livre (379.8784 lbs 172.304 kg)BNF3
Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 30-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 8-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1796 - 9.9.1796Lieutenant de Vaisseau
LatourFrench
Naval Sailor
E-WIKI
1798 - 30.6.1798Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Julien-Gabriel BigotFrench
Naval Sailor
TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
14.7.1794Took the Sloop
Hound (16) 1790-1794
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
off the Scilly Isles

9.9.1796Action off Sumatra
29.6.1798Capture of the Seine
30.6.1798Taken by
Jason (38) 1794-1798
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Breton Passage

30.6.1798Taken by
Pique (34) 1795-1798
British 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Breton Passage


 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Sunday 19th of June 2016 07:46

Thanks Laurent, I've added the information


Posted by Laurent B on Sunday 19th of June 2016 05:29

For 1798:
28 guns 18pds
10 guns 8 pds
4 caronades 36
Given in ''Batailles navales de la France III''. O Troude

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