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L'Argonaute

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Nominal Guns46NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1721NNF-1715
Acquired7.1722NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1723NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassArgonaute Class (1722)NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean-Marie HelieFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre)NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1747NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck122'Rotterdam feet38.2982 (125′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth32'Rotterdam feet10.071 (33′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15'Rotterdam feet4.7347 (15′ 6″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 

Armament


1.1723Broadside Weight = 204 French Livre (220.1568 lbs 99.858 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17232755 officers , 270 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1741Capitaine de Vaisseau
François Henri de CoulombeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
ref:673
1745 - 10.1745Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre Le Pelley de TillyFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1742-1748
ref:692

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1729 - 1730Lieutenant de Vaisseau, year ?? , in Méditerranée
Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673
8.1745 - 10.1745Lieutenant de Frégate
Georges René Le Pelley de PlévilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Marine
Service 1745-1798
FWIKI

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.3.1727 - 1727Enseigne de Vaisseauref:6731734 - 1735Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1734 - 1735Garde de la Marine
Nicolas Pierre des Nos de ChampmeslinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1786
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1741Refitted as a Unrated Receiving Ship
1745Refitted as a 46 gun Fourth Rate Ship
10.1745

Disarmed by Captain Le Pelley de Tilly : at Granville ?? his homeport

ref:692
4.1746Refitted as a 28 gun Unrated Fireship
1.1748Refitted as a Unrated Careening Hulk

 

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