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La Médée

11105
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1740NNF-1715
Launched2.1741NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Blaise Joseph OllivierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Other
Administrator
Service 1716-1747
FWIKI
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured4.4.1744NNF-1715
Becomes

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

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1743 - 4.4.1744Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Toussaint Hocquart de BlincourtFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1761
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Service History


DateEventSource
4.4.1744Taken by
Dreadnought (60) 1742-1784
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
off Cape Clear

4.4.1744Taken by
Grampus (14) 1743-1744
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
off Cape Clear


 

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Posted by Kaupp Laurent on Wednesday 16th of February 2022 18:19

Bonjour,
Le constructeur de la frégate la Médée lancée en 1741 est Blaise Ollivier et non le Baron Tupinier qui est né en 1779.

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