La Prompte

7790
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1792BWAS-1714
Launched30.11.1792BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPrompte Class
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured28.5.1793BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Prompte' (1793) (22)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck118' 9"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Length of Keel99' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet30.1943 
Breadth31' 0 ½"Imperial Feet9.4615 
Depth in Hold9' 5 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen509 194Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1793Taken by Phaeton (38) off the Spanish coastBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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