French frigate Désirée (1796)

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Capture of Désirée by HMS Dart
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Désirée
General characteristics
Class and type: Romaine class frigate
Displacement: 700 tonnes
Length: 45.5 metres
Beam: 11.8 metres
Draught: 5 metres
Propulsion: Sail

40 guns:
24 24-pounders

16 8-pounders
Armour: Timber

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

She was captured in a Raid on Dunkirk by HMS Dart, under Patrick Campbell, on 8 July 1800.