L'Aquilon

11304
Nominal Guns42NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1731NNF-1715
Launched24.11.1733NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1734NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor Rene-Nicolas Levasseur (Seigneur de St-Armand) (1707-1784)ref:631
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre ref:690
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action14.5.1757NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck127'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2566 (135′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth35'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.3951 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5487 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen660Ton 

Armament


4.1734Broadside Weight = 192 French Livre (207.2064 lbs 93.984 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.17343099 officers, 300 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1733Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles-Antoine d'Albert (Marquis du Chesne) (1686-1751)FWIKI1741 - 24.7.1741Capitaine de Vaisseau de Pardaillan (d.1741)TRN31750 - 1751Capitaine de Vaisseau Aymar Joseph (Comte de Roquefeuille) (1713/14-1782)1756Capitaine de Vaisseau Hippolyte Bernard Bidé de Maurville (Seigneur de la Funelière) (1701-1784)TGM

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
29.4.1742 - 27.1.1744Garde de la Marine Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (1724-1805)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource

24.7.1741Action of 1741-07-24
10.2.1742/43Battle of Toulon
17.5.1756Action of 17th May 1756
14.5.1757l'Aquilon vs Antelope


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for Louisbourg  
 

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