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La Terpsichore

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Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1762NNF-1715
Acquired10.8.1763NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1763NNF-1715
ShipyardIndret - Nantes NNF-1715
Designed by
Chevalier Antoine GroignardFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1744-1798
NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Hyacinthe RaffeauFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1784NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0567 (36′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5371 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen580Ton 

Armament


12.1763Broadside Weight = 180 French Livre (194.256 lbs 88.11 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck30 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.17632777 officers, 270 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.9.1772 - 1772Capitaine de Brûlot
Chevalier Louis René Levassor de La ToucheFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1781
FWIKI
1775 - 1776Capitaine de VaisseauE-WIKI1779Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Louis-André-Joseph de LombardFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1782
E-WIKI

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1766Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:6314.1772 - 9.1772Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673aft.1.5.1772 - 1772Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Charles Étienne Bombelles (Baron de Bombelle)French
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1750-1782
ref:673
24.5.1775 - 23.10.1775Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis Antoine Bougainville (Comte de Bougainville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1802
ref:1275

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1764 - 18.12.1765Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste Carey d’AsnièresFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1774
ref:1275
28.9.1772 - 1772Enseigne de Vaisseau, second ship of the year , under Levassor , no date
Nicolas de GrimouardFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1793
FWIKI

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.5.1764 - 1.10.1764Garde de la Marine
Jean-Baptiste Carey d’AsnièresFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1774
ref:1275
1775Aide-Pilote
Antoine Pierre MartinFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1762-1815
, accidentally loses an eye during the campaign
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
31.5.1765Blockade of the Pirates of Salé
25.6.1765Larache Expedition
1779

Cruises first around Ile de Ré , Ile d'Aix and Brest and then part of the squadron under Orvilliers .

E-WIKI

 

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