Le Volage

Nominal Guns24NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1740NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1741NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor Pierre MorineauNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Last known1753NNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck112'French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.3821 (119′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.1771 (33′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)


6.1741Broadside Weight = 96 French Livre (103.6032 lbs 46.992 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
6.17412327 officers, 225 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander

1744Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Joseph de Bauffremont-Courtenay (1714-1781)ref:631

1 Petty Officer

1746Enseigne de Vaisseau François-Aymar de Monteil (Comte de Monteil) (1725-1787)ref:631

Service History

10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
4.4.1745Taken by Stirling Castle (70)
4.1746Captured by the English having received 110 casualties, but retaken the next day.NNF-1715


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