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La Blonde

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Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1754NNF-1715
Acquired23.8.1755NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1756NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassBlonde Class (1755)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured28.2.1760BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck127'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2566 (135′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel113'French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7086 (120′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth32'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4207 (34′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen480Ton 

Armament


3.1756Broadside Weight = 108 French Livre (116.5536 lbs 52.866 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1759 - 1760/02/28
François ThurotFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1757
ref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17562629 offices, 253 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
19.3.1759Action of 19 March 1759
28.2.1760Action of February 28 1760
28.2.1760Taken by
Pallas (36) 1757-1783
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Isle of Man

28.2.1760Taken by
Brilliant (36) 1757-1776
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Isle of Man


 

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