L'Aigrette

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Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1755NNF-1715
Acquired3.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1756NNF-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
Condemned10.1789NNF-1715

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


7.1756Broadside 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
7.17562629 officers, 253 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1759Capitaine de Frégate de LonguevilleFWIKI1779Lieutenant de Vaisseau Louis Bon Jean La Couldre de la Bretonniere (1741-1809)FWIKI1781Capitaine de Frégate de TraversayBNF21782Capitaine de Frégate Jean-Baptiste Prevost de Sansac (1754-1831)FWIKI

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1776 - 1777Volontaire de la Marine Julien Marie Cosmao-Kerjulien (1761-1825)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
10.1.1761Seahorse vs Aigrette
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
30.7.1781Took the Sloop Loyalist (14) off Cape Henry
11.9.1781Took the Frigate Richmond (32) in the Chesapeake

 

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