Balance Class

NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns34
Approved1760
Designer Jean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFlûte
Designed Crew193
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 164.00 French Livre (176.99 lbs 80.28 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck14 x French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 x French 8-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     140'0" 31'0"14'6"660
La Balance (34) UnknownLe Havre - Normandy 9.176017.1.1768Wrecked140' 31'14' 6"660
Le Danube (34) UnknownLe Havre - Normandy 6.17611785Last Mentioned140' 31'14' 6"660
La Garonne (34) UnknownLe Havre - Normandy 2.7.176112.1770Wrecked140' 31'14' 6"660


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