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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1768NNF-1715
Acquired11.11.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned1769NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Chevalier Antoine GroignardFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1744-1798
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Condemned1787NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck126'French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.931 (134′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0127 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4748 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2148 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen540Ton 

Armament


1769Broadside 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
17692377 officers, 230 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1771 - 1772Capitaine de Vaisseau, rank ??
Verdun de la CrenneFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1772
ref:673
1778Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6311781 - 1783Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean François Joseph de MontgrandFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1786
ref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1771 - 1772Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.10.1771 - 20.10.1772Garde de la Marine
Antoine Hyacinthe Anne de ChastenetFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1792
ref:1275

2 Passengers


DatesRankNameSource
1771 - 1772Dessinateur
Pierre OzanneFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1757-1811
ref:673
1771 - 1772Lieutenant de Vaisseau, rank ?
Borda (Chevalier de Borda)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1772
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1771

A scientific expedition with Borda , Astronomer Pingre and Ozanne , from 1771 to 1772 , carried out in the Atlantic to test the new marine chronometers from Leroy and Berthoud .

ref:673
1778

Took 4 prizes under Captain de Castellane

ref:631
1787Condemned at Toulon, may have been sold or broken upNNF-1715

 

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