Comet

7573
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Comète' (1752) (30)
Captured16.3.1761BWAS-1714
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassComète ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Joseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
Constructor Joseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Given Away4.1763BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Comète' (1763) (30)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 3 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel103' 8"Imperial Feet31.4621 
Breadth34' 3"Imperial Feet10.3823 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen646 8094Tons BM 

Armament


3.1761Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1761220 BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1763Returned to FranceBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


CommissionedBWAS-1714
This vessel was never commissioned in the Royal Navy

 

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