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La Boudeuse

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1765NNF-1715
Acquired25.3.1766NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1766NNF-1715
ShipyardIndret - Nantes NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Hyacinthe RaffeauFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up7.1800NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck125'French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6054 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel118'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3384 (125′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.5019 (34′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen510Ton 

Armament


10.1766Broadside 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
10.176625212 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1781 - 31.5.1782Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Joseph Jules François de MartinengFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1782
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.4.1780 - 22.11.1780Garde de la Marine
Étienne Eustache BruixFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1799
ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
29.9.1768Arrived at Batavia from Brest, Commanded by BougainvilleW054
13.1.1779Took the Sloop
Weazle (16) 1745-1779
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
off St Eustatius

6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
8.1793Captured by the English at ToulonNNF-1715
12.1793Retaken by the French and returned to serviceNNF-1715
8.6.1794Took the Frigate
Alceste (32) 1793-1794
Sardinian 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 15th of August 2012 19:27

Jul 1800 broken up to provide fuel for the besieged French forces at Valletta, Malta

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