La Sauvage

11112
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1754NNF-1715
Launched3.1.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1756
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassLicorne Class
Designed byJean GeoffroyNNF-1715
ConstructorJean GeoffroyNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.8.1756 - 17.4.1757Lieutenant de VaisseauAntoine de Marges de Saint-Victoret (1712-1788)ref:67217.4.1757 - 21.3.1758Capitaine de VaisseauAntoine de Marges de Saint-Victoret (1712-1788)ref:672

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:672Le Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques Web Site
 

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