Terpsichore

11104
Nominal Guns28NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1757NNF-1715
Acquired6.1758NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1758
ShipyardDunkerque NNF-1715
ConstructorJaques DenysNNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured28.2.1760BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Terpsichore' (1760) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck113' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7211 (120′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel30' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.9876 (32′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 5"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2675 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen300Ton 

Armament


10.1758Broadside Weight = 75 French Livre (80.94 lbs 36.7125 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1758100 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
28.2.1760Action of 28 February 1760
28.2.1760Taken by Pallas (36) off the Isle of Man, Brilliant (36) off the Isle of Man, Aeolus (32) off the Isle of Man


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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