French frigate Impatiente (1795)

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Poursuivante, sister-ship of Impatiente
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Impatiente
Builder: Lorient
Laid down: May 1794
Launched: 12 March 1795
In service: May 1795
Fate: Wrecked off Cape Clear Island
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 Impatiente was a Romaine class frigate of the French Navy.

She took part in the Expédition d'Irlande, where she was wrecked on 29 December 1796. Only 7 survived, and 420 were lost.