Le Pandour

7781
Nominal Guns14NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1780NNF-1774
Launched16.6.1780NNF-1774
First Commissioned9.1780
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassMutin Class
ConstructorJaques DenysNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeCutter
Captured31.8.1795BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Pandour' (1795) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck75' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)24.36 (79′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel65' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)21.112 (69′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5728 (11′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Forward8' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)2.5984 (8′ 6″ Imperial)
Draught Aft11' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.8164 (12′ 6″ Imperial)

Armament


16.6.1780Broadside Weight = 42 French Livre (45.3264 lbs 20.559 kg)NNF-1774
Gun Deck14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
177885Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781Lieutenant de Vaisseau de Grasse-LimermontBNF2

Service History


DateEventSource
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
1782Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Gun-brig
31.8.1795Taken by Caroline (36) in the North Sea


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BNF2Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IIO TroudeDigital Book
 

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