La Fleur de Lys

11111
Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1753NNF-1715
Acquired1.6.1754NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1754
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassComète Class
Designed byJoseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Scuttled16.10.1760TRN3

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel107'French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.7807 (114′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.2853 (33′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2103 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 

Armament


11.1754Broadside Weight = 112 French Livre (120.8704 lbs 54.824 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17572099 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
10.1760Ran ashore and burnt at Santa Dominica to avoid catpureNNF-1715
18.10.1760Action off Cuba


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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