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Torch

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French corvette 'La Torche' (1795) (16) 1795-1805
French 16 Gun
Unrated Corvette
Captured16.8.1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEtna ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
BWAS-1714
Constructor
CourtoisFrench
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up6.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel97' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet29.572 
Breadth32' 9 ½"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen556 7694Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
1805In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
6.1811Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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