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HMXMF Gloire (1803)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 8 months ago

Gloire, 36 Guns


Details
Nationality French
Laid Down 1802/09/00 B064
Launched 1803/07/20 B064
Shipyard Nantes B064
Design Class Gloire Class (1802)
Designer Pierre-Alexander Forfait B064
Rate Fifth Rate
Type Frigate
Out Service 1806/09/25 B064
Fate Captured B064
Becomes Gloire

Dimensions
B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 159' 0" Imperial Feet 48.46
Length of Keel 131' 85/8" Imperial Feet 40.15
Breadth 40' 71/2" Imperial Feet 12.38
Depth in Hold 12' 10" Imperial Feet 3.91
Burthen 1,15629/94 Tons BM

Armament
Total Guns 36

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1806/09/25 650 Approximate number including troops being transported B064

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1806 1806/09/25 Capitaine de Vaisseau Éléonor Jean Nicolas Soleil W005

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1805/01/12 Put to sea from Rochefort as part of a squadron sent to capture the Island of Dominique W005
1805/02/20 The squadron entered the channel of Sainte-Lucie and chased an English convoy, but succeeded in capturing the Transport Prince-of-Asturias

W005
1805/05/20 The squadron entered the road of the Isle of Aix W005
1805/07/16 Sailed from Rochefort as part of a squadron under Contre-Amiral Zacharie Jacques Théodore Allemand W005

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1806/09/25 Action off Rochefort

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
W005 Naval History of Great Britain William James

Last Updated :2009/03/28 at 17:02:12 by Cy

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