French frigate Cornélie (1797)
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For other ships with the same name, see French ship Cornélie.
|Class and type:||Virginie class frigate|
|Length:||47.4 m (156 ft)|
|Beam:||11.9 m (39 ft)|
|Draught:||5.5 m (18 ft)|
On 4 August 1803 Cornélie sortied from Toulon as part of a squadron of four frigates and some corvettes. Cornélie captured the schooner HMS Redbreast and the water transport that Redbreast was escorting from Malta to Admiral Nelson's fleet.
- Dictionnaire de la flotte de guerre française, Jean-Michel Roche.