La Dédaigneuse

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1765NNF-1715
Launched12.4.1766NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1766NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony NNF-1715
Ship ClassDédaigneuse ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Leon-Michel Guignance (1731-1805)NNF-1715
Constructor Leon-Michel Guignance (1731-1805)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold1784NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck132' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.8787 (140′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen620Ton 

Armament


9.1766Broadside 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
9.17662688 officers, 260 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1766Capitaine de Frégate Claude-Marguerite François Renart de Fuchsamberg (1736-1797)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1775In collision with the hired ship Prince Nizarre NNF-1774
1.9.1778Took the Frigate Active (28) off San Domingo
5.1780Refitted as a Unrated Flute
5.1783Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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