La Guirlande

Nominal Guns22NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1757NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Pierre SalinocNNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
BecomesBritish sloop 'Cygnet' (1758) (18)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck105'French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.1311 (111′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel38' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3627 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4809 (27′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold8' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)2.7608 (9′ 0″ Imperial)


2.1757Broadside Weight = 62 French Livre (66.9104 lbs 30.349 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.175720712 officers, 195 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander

1758 - 18.8.1758Enseigne de Vaisseau François Denis de Keredern de Trobriand (Comte de Trobriand) (1730-1780)ref:631

1 Petty Officer

14.5.1758 - 18.8.1758Garde de la Marine Jean-Baptiste Carey d’Asnières (d.1779)ref:1275

Service History

29.6.1758Taken by Rochester (50) in the Channel
29.6.1758Taken by Renown (30) in the Channel


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