La Concorde

Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1777BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1714
Ship ClassConcorde ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by Henri Chevillard (1737-1810)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Concorde' (1783) (36)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0676 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5525 (18′ 2″ Imperial)


1.1778Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1778302 NNF-1774

1 Commanding Officer

1778Capitaine de Vaisseau Armand Le Gardeur de Tilly (1733-1812)TRN4

1 Petty Officer

20.5.1779 - 16.9.1779Garde de la Marine Étienne Eustache Bruix (1759-1805)ref:1275

Service History

8.1778Began repairsNNF-1774
22.8.1778Minerva vs Concorde
10.1778Completed repairsNNF-1774
4.1779Began coppering at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
5.1779Completed coppering at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
2.1780Began repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
3.1780Completed repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
6.1782Began repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
7.1782Completed repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
7.1.1783Took the Sloop Raven (18) in the West Indies
15.2.1783Action of 15th February 1783
15.2.1783Taken by Saint Albans (64) off St Kitts


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Posted by bob becker on Thursday 22nd of March 2018 01:28

would appreciate a set of ship plans to build 1:12 scale La Concorde. See me on Facebook- radio controlled models supersized. In process of building Victory in 1:12 scale . I have built HMS Essex years ago and would be interested in building more. please contact me above email.

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