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La Danae

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Nominal Guns40NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1756NNF-1715
Acquired13.9.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1757NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured28.3.1759BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Danae' (1759) (38) 1759-1771
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck141'French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.7975 (150′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel128'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5821 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4005 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11'French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5999 (11′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


5.1757Broadside Weight = 210 French Livre (226.632 lbs 102.795 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck30 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1757350 NNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 27.3.1759Capitaine de Corsaire
Pierre Jean BartFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1744-1746
ref:692
27.3.1759Capitaine de Corsaire
Benjamin Nicolas BartFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1758-1759
FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 27.3.1759Volontaire , Private Owners
Benjamin Nicolas BartFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1758-1759
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
20.3.1759Action of 20 March 1759
28.3.1759Taken by
Southampton (32) 1757-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

28.3.1759Taken by
Melampe (36) 1757-1764
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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