Tourterelle

6986
Nominal Guns28
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1793
Acquired18.3.1794
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured13.3.1795
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Tourterelle' (1795) (28)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck125' 11"Imperial Feet38.101 
Length of Keel108' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Breadth31' 9 ⅛"Imperial Feet9.452 
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen580 9094Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1795 - 13.3.1795Capitaine de FrégateG. S. A MontalanTRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
13.3.1795Lively vs Tourterelle
13.3.1795Taken by Lively (32) off Ushant


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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