La Félicité

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Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1756NNF-1715
Acquired8.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1757NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassBlonde ClassNNF-1715
Designed byJean-Joseph GinouxNNF-1715
ConstructorJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action1.1761NNF-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


5.1757Broadside 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
5.17572629 officers, 253 menNNF-1715
1758210 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1758 - 25.6.1758Lieutenant de FrégateCharles Cornic (1731-1809)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1758

Took  under Captain Cornic with as homeport  Le Havre the ships "Arc en Ciel" , "Minerve" , "Mercure" , "Princesse de Prusse" , "Le Cors" and "Aigle" 

ref:692
6.1758

Sunk the ship "Rumbler" and had a battle with Alcide and Thames

near

Brest
FWIKI
25.6.1758

For repair after battle at

Brest
FWIKI
10.9.1758

Departure from Bordeaux in compagny of the flute Robuste , laden with a cargo of six 24-pounders, 12 of 18-pounders , six iron mortars, 3000 shells of 13 inches diameter, cordage, canvas, flour, and several other stores for the use of the French Men of War at Hispaniola.

BG
1.1761Sunk at the Hague wiht 100 casualties, boarded and burnt by the BritishNNF-1715

 

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