L'Aurore

11150
Nominal Guns34NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1766NNF-1715
Acquired23.11.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned1769
ShipyardRochefort NNF-1715
ConstructorJean-Denis Chevillard (1738-1804)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured29.8.1796NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Aurore' (1793) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5821 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7545 (35′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5487 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen550Ton 

Armament


1769Broadside Weight = 180 French Livre (194.256 lbs 88.11 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17692477 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1793Taken at ToulonNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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