French frigate Uranie (1801)

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Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Uranie
Namesake: Urania
Builder: Nantes
Laid down: 24 September 1796
Launched: 30 October 1800
In service: April 1801
Fate: Scuttled by fire on 3 February 1814
General characteristics
Displacement: 700 tonnes
Length: 47.3 metres
Beam: 12.2 metres
Draught: 5.8 metres
Propulsion: Sail

28 18-pounder long guns

12 8-pounders
Armour: Timber

The Uranie was a 44-gun frigate of the French Navy, lead ship of her class.

She served in the Mediterranean, first under captain Maistral, and later under Margollé, operating from Ancona.

She was beached and scuttled by fire on 3 February 1814 to avoid catpure by the British.

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