La Mignonne

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1765NNF-1715
Launched26.4.1767NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1768NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed by Claude Saucillon (d.1785)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured10.8.1794NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Mignonne' (1794) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel108'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.1055 (115′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth32'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4207 (34′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9207 (16′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 

Armament


7.1768Broadside Weight = 116 French Livre (125.1872 lbs 56.782 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.17682077 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1772 - 1772Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre-Andre de Suffren (1725/26-1788)F0011774Capitaine de Frégate Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (Marquis de Chabert et Cogolin) (1724-1805)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
10.8.1794Taken by the British at Calvi

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 16th of March 2020 02:39

Razeed in 1793, converting her to a corvette

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