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La Courageuse

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1777NNF-1774
Launched28.2.1778NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Ship ClassConcorde Class (1777)NNF-1774
Designed by
Henri ChevillardFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1674
NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured19.6.1799NNF-1774
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0676 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5525 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen550Ton 

Armament


28.2.1778Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 210 French Livre (226.632 lbs 102.795 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777280Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 19.6.1799Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis Léonce TrulletFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1768-1814
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1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1788 - 10.1789Élève de Première Classe
François Henri Eugène AugierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1831
002

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1778Took the Privateer
Morning Star (6) 1778-1778
British 6 Gun
Privateer

8.1779Began coppering at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
10.1779Completed coppering at Rochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
1798Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Flûte
1799

Station Naval of Syria under Contre-Amiral Jean Baptiste Perrée

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9.4.1799Took the Gun-brig
Foudre (10) 1799-1799
British 10 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
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19.6.1799Capture off Cape Sicie
19.6.1799Taken by the British off Cape Sicie

 

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