L'Amphitrite

11143
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1766NNF-1715
Acquired26.10.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1769NNF-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
Wrecked1.1792NNF-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


9.1769Broadside 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
9.17692688 officers, 260 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1775Capitaine de Vaisseau François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Seigneur de Tilly) (1722-1788)E-WIKI1779Capitaine de Frégate de Langan-Boisfévrier (Chevalier de Langan-Boisfévrier)TRN46.1786 - 1787Lieutenant de Vaisseau Charles René Magon de Médine (1763-1805)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1779Took the Ship Sphinx (20) off Martinique
17.2.1783Action of 1783-02-17

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 17th of November 2020 05:12

French Marine de Ponant engaged in the transportation of troops, armament, and other items to the French colonies in the West Indies and to French Guiana. Ships log L'Amphitrite, with the Comte de Grasse commanding (April 1775-June 1776).

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