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La Sauvage

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1754NNF-1715
Launched3.1.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1756NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassLicorne Class (1754)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean GeoffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean GeoffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Wrecked3.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9841 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0688 (33′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen540Ton 

Armament


3.1756Broadside Weight = 116 French Livre (125.1872 lbs 56.782 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17562377 officers, 230 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.8.1756 - 17.4.1757Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Antoine de Marges de Saint-VictoretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1769
ref:672
17.4.1757 - 21.3.1758Capitaine de Vaisseau
Antoine de Marges de Saint-VictoretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1769
ref:672

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.4.1757 - 1758Enseigne de Vaisseau
Louis Le Moenne de Launay (Seigneur de la Chesnaye)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1766
ref:631
1759Enseigne de Vaisseau
Nicolas Louis de Durfort (Baron de Durfort)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1791
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action

 

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