L'Espérance

7732
Nominal Guns24
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Laurel' (1806) (22)
Captured12.9.1808
ShipyardBridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLaurel ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor& Goode BooleBWAS-1793
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured12.4.1810
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Laurestinus' (1810) (22)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel98' 7"Imperial Feet29.8926 
Breadth31' 8"Imperial Feet9.652 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen525 7994Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
12.4.1810Taken by Unicorn (32) off the Ile de Rhe


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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