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Victorieuse

7320
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French brig 'La Victorieuse' (1794) (18) 1794-1795
French 18 Gun
Unrated Brig
Named6.10.1795BWAS-1793
Captured25.8.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBelliqueuse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck103' 1"Imperial Feet31.4029 
Length of Keel85' 6 ⅞"Imperial Feet25.9302 
Breadth27' 8 ½"Imperial Feet8.2423 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen349 4394Tons BM 

Armament


10.1795Broadside Weight = 104 Imperial Pound ( 47.164 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck12 British 12-Pounder

1.9.1800Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2695 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1795130 BWAS-1793

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.1795 - 12.1795Commander
Robert WinthropBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1807
BWAS-1793
12.1795 - 7.7.1796Commander
Jemmett MainwaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1790
BWAS-1793
7.7.1796 - 1799Commander
Edward Stirling DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1793
1800 - 10.1803Commander
John RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1809
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
18.9.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
23.12.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £890.0.0dBWAS-1793
22.2.1796Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
26.11.1797Took the Privateer
L'Etoile du Matin (2) 1797-1797
French 2 Gun
Privateer
off St Thomas

7.5.1798Took the Sloop
Le Brutus (6) 1798-1798
French 6 Gun
Privateer Sloop
off Guadeloupe

20.6.1798Took the Privateer
Les Trois Couleurs (4) 1798-1798
French 4 Gun
Privateer
off Trinidad

2.12.1798In company with
Zephyr (14) 1795-1808
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, destroyed
Proserpine (2) 1798-1798
Dutch 2 Gun
Privateer
off Cape Three Points
BWAS-1793
4.12.1798Took the Privateer
La Couleuvre (6) 1798-1798
French 6 Gun
Privateer
at Gurupano

10.1803Paid offBWAS-1793

 

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