La Médée

11105
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1740NNF-1715
Launched2.1741NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
ConstructorJean Marguerite Tupinier (1779-1850)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured4.4.1744NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Medea' (1744) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck114' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0388 (121′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel98' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)31.8304 (104′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.9064 (32′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5743 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen380Ton 

Armament


2.1741Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.17412044 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
4.4.1744Taken by Dreadnought (60) off Cape Clear, Grampus (14) off Cape Clear


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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