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L'Aurore

11150
Nominal Guns34NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1766NNF-1715
Acquired23.11.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned1769NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Denis ChevillardFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured29.8.1793NNF-1715
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Aurore' (1793) (32) 1793-1803
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

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

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
13.3.1780 - 1780Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1772 - 1772Enseigne de Vaisseau
François Jacques de HillerinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1777
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1793Taken at ToulonNNF-1715

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Sunday 25th of April 2021 08:14

Oops, fat fingers. Been corrected, thanks


Posted by Jason M Archer on Saturday 24th of April 2021 22:47

Ship actually captured 29.8.1793.

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