La Brune

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Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1754NNF-1715
Acquired7.9.1755NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1756NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassBlonde ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Jean-Joseph GinouxNNF-1715
Constructor Jean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured30.1.1761NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Brune' (1761) (32)

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 = 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
3.17562629 offices, 253 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
30.1.1761Taken by Venus (36) in the Soundings
30.1.1761Taken by Juno (32) in the Soundings

 

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