French Fifth Rate frégate légère 'La Panthère' (1744)
     

La Panthère

11100
Nominal Guns20NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1743NNF-1715
Acquired2.1744NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1744
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième Rang
Ship TypeFrégate Légère
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured2.8.1745BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Amazon' (1745) (22)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck108'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.1055 (115′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel96'French Feet (Pied du Roi)31.2079 (102′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1147 (29′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5607 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen400Ton 

Armament


5.1744Broadside Weight = 60 French Livre (64.752 lbs 29.37 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1745 - 3.1744/45Volontaire de la MarineFrançois-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
26.3.1745Taken by Monmouth (70)


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:673 Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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Posted by Vincenzo on Thursday 21st of August 2014 06:08

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