La Galatée

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Galathée
Nominal Guns24NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1744NNF-1715
Acquired13.9.1744NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1745NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassGalatée ClassNNF-1715
Designed byMathurin-Louis GeoffroyNNF-1715
ConstructorPierre SalinocNNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrégate Légère NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured4.1758NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck110'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.728 (117′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth29'French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.4463 (30′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen380Ton 

Armament


4.1745Broadside Weight = 72 French Livre (77.7024 lbs 35.244 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.17451855 officers, 180 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.11.1755 - 7.2.1756Lieutenant de VaisseauPierre Claude Hocdenau (1771-1792)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
1744Took the Merchant Salisbury ref:1010
7.4.1758Taken by Essex (70)

 

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