French frigate Coquille (1795)
|Laid down:||May 1793|
|In service:||April 1795|
|Captured:||12 October 1798|
|Acquired:||12 October 1798|
|Fate:||Accidental fire in December 1798|
|Class & type:||Coquille class frigate|
|Tons burthen:||898 bm|
|Length:||43.8 m (144 ft)|
|Beam:||11.4 m (37 ft)|
|Draught:||5.3 m (17 ft)|
|Depth of hold:||3.6 m (12 ft)|
Built as Patriote, she was renamed Coquille on 30 May 1795.
On 12 October 1798, she took part in the Battle of Tory Island, where she was captured by the British. She was subsequently recommissioned in the Royal Navy as HMS Coquille, but was destroyed in an accidental fire in December. Thirteen people were killed when her magazine exploded.
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