L'Observateur

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down7.1799BWAS-1793
Launched25.6.1800BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassVigilant ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured9.6.1806BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Observateur' (1806) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 6"Imperial Feet27.5844 
Length of Keel72' 8"Imperial Feet22.0472 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen303Tons BM 

Armament


25.6.1800Broadside Weight = 32 French Livre (34.5344 lbs 15.664 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 French 4-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
9.6.1806Taken by Tartar (32) in the West Indies
10.1807Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
4.1808Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £18011.0.0dBWAS-1793

 

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