Nominal Guns4NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1782NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassVanneau ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Jaques DenysNNF-1774
Constructor Jaques DenysNNF-1774
Ship TypeLugger NNF-1774
BecomesBritish cutter 'Vanneau' (1793) (6)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck67' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)21.7616 (71′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel59' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)19.1632 (62′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth17' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5525 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold8' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)2.8149 (9′ 2″ Imperial)


25.7.1782Broadside Weight = 6 French Livre (6.4752 lbs 2.937 kg)NNF-1792
Gun Deck4 French 3-Pounder

25.7.1782Broadside Weight = 15 French Livre (16.188 lbs 7.3425 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck10 French 3-Pounder

1784Broadside Weight = 16 French Livre (17.2672 lbs 7.832 kg)NNF-1792
Gun Deck8 French 4-Pounder

1789Broadside Weight = 12 French Livre (12.9504 lbs 5.874 kg)NNF-1792
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.12.178110Design Complement

Service History

6.6.1793Taken by Colossus (74)


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Wednesday 25th of November 2020 14:46Lilyveict John Godolphin
Monday 23rd of November 2020 11:32CyBritish First Rate screw ship of the line 'Royal George' (1853) (120)
Monday 23rd of November 2020 10:17David HannamBritish First Rate screw ship of the line 'Royal George' (1853) (120)
Monday 23rd of November 2020 05:48Timothy OakleyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Danae' (1763) (32)
Friday 20th of November 2020 08:42Cy Thomas Baillie (1725-1802)