La Légère

11135
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1764NNF-1715
Acquired6.1765NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1765NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassInfidèle ClassNNF-1715
Designed byJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
ConstructorJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action14.7.1780BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck130'French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth34'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0703 (36′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5487 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


9.1765Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.17652477 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.9.1765 - 20.2.1766Lieutenant de Vaisseau Bon Chrétien de Briqueville (Marquis ) (1726-1803)ref:1275

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.10.1765 - 27.11.1765Enseigne de Vaisseau Alexandre Joseph François Stanislas Chalvet (Baron de Souville) (1738-1791)ref:127527.11.1765 - 1767Lieutenant de Vaisseau Alexandre Joseph François Stanislas Chalvet (Baron de Souville) (1738-1791)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
14.7.1780Destoryed by Nonsuch (64) BWAS-1714

 

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