French frigate Immortalité (1795)

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Capture of Immortalité by HMS Fisgard
History
French Navy EnsignFrance
Name:
  • Immortalité
  • (English: 'Immortality')
Builder: Brest, France
Laid down: May 1794
Launched: 7 January 1795
In service: February 1795
Fate:
Royal Navy EnsignUnited Kingdom
Name: Immortalite
Acquired: 20 October 1798
Fate: Broken up in July 1806
General characteristics
Class and type: Romaine class frigate
Displacement: 700 tonnes
Length: 45.5 m (149 ft)
Beam: 11.8 m (39 ft)
Draught: 5 m (16 ft)
Propulsion: Sail
Armament:
  • 40 guns:
  • 24 24-pounders
  • 16 8-pounders
Armour: Timber

The Immortalité was a Romaine class frigate of the French Navy.

She took part in the Expédition d'Irlande, and was captured shortly after the Battle of Tory Island by HMS Fisgard. She was recommissioned in the Royal Navy as HMS Immortalite and had an active career on the Home Station before being broken up in July 1806.

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References[edit]

  • The Naval History of Great Britain, 1793 - 1820, Volumes II and III, William James, R. Bentley, London, 1837.