La Gracieuse

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Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1749NNF-1715
Acquired23.4.1750NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1751NNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor Joseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold2.1781NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5821 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel108'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.1055 (115′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth33'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7455 (35′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen550Ton 

Armament


3.1750/51Broadside Weight = 156 French Livre (168.3552 lbs 76.362 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1750/512399 officers, 230 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1756 - 1756Capitaine de Vaisseau de Marquisanref:6311.2.1757 - 26.1.1758Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques Gabriel de Burgues de Missiessy (Seigneur de Missiessy) (1714-1793)ref:1275

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1756 - 1756Lieutenant de Vaisseau François d'Andoque (1720-1761)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
1752

Compaign against Tripoli

ref:631
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
31.5.1765Blockade of the Pirates of Salé
25.6.1765Larache Expedition
23.8.1778Took the Sloop Zephyr (10)

 

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