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La Blanche

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1760NNF-1715
Launched20.10.1766NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1768NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassInfidèle Class (1765)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured21.12.1779BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Blanche' (1779) (36) 1779-1780
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line

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


1.1768Broadside Weight = 156 French Livre (168.3552 lbs 76.362 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17682477 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1779 - 21.12.1779Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
21.12.1779Action of 1779-12-21

 

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