:::: Dutch Wars to Seven Year War Vessels - FRANCE
LE PROMPTE x 2
Code - DUF06
Description - LE PROMPTE x 2
FRENCH BARQUE LONGUE OF 1692
Small French 2 masted vessels, precursors of the
later corvettes. All served in the channel or
Atlantic coast of France, as the type was not
used in the Mediterranean. Like most of her
type, Prompte was built at Dunkerque.
Tonnage 50 tons
Dimensions 50’ x 15’ x 6’
Armament 8 x 4 pdr
Similar vessels include Belle, Mechant, Blonde, Etendu, Pouponne,
Bonne, Brune, Assurée, Commode, Flèche, Boussole, Biche, Vedette, Dorade,
Joyeuse, Volage & Fouine but armament varied between 6 and 12 x 4 pdr.