La Chiffone

7543
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down10.11.1794BWAS-1793
Launched31.8.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned31.1.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes EWIKI
Ship ClassHeureuse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byPierre Degay (1758-1819)EWIKI
ConstructorAntoine CrucyBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured19.8.1801BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Chiffone' (1801) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck44.18Meters144′ 11″ Imperial
Breadth11.18Meters36′ 8″ Imperial
Depth in Hold5.63Meters18′ 5″ Imperial
Displacement1100Ton 
Burthen600Tonneaux 

Armament


31.8.1799Broadside Weight = 192 French Livre (207.2064 lbs 93.984 kg)EWIKI
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

1.1801Broadside Weight = 228 French Livre (246.0576 lbs 111.606 kg)FWAS1786
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1801282 FWAS1786
1.1801209Peace time complementFWAS1786

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
31.1.1801 - 19.8.1801Capitaine de FrégatePierre Guieysse (1766-1853)TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
19.8.1801Capture of the Chiffone
19.8.1801Taken by Sybille (38) off the Seychelles

 

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





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Wednesday 11th of December 2019 21:25Freddy Van DaeleBritish Privateer brig 'Dragon' (1778) (14)
Wednesday 11th of December 2019 15:51CyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Culloden' (1783) (74)
Wednesday 11th of December 2019 14:03Suzanne BattisonBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Culloden' (1783) (74)
Thursday 5th of December 2019 13:57William FisherGeorge Younghusband (1776-1806)
Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 14:40Darrin ZielinskiBritish Merchant east indiaman 'Durrington' (1739) (26)