La Chimere

11130
Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1756NNF-1715
Acquired6.2.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1758NNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold8.1783NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck136'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4059 (37′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen611Ton 

Armament


7.1758Broadside Weight = 168 French Livre (181.3056 lbs 82.236 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.17582477 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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