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La Légère

12079
Leger
Nominal Guns40NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1679NNF-1661
Launched3.11.1679NNF-1661
First Commissioned3.1680NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1661
Constructor
Etienne SaliconFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1680-1691
NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate à deux batteries)NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Condemned1692NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck114' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0272 (121′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1147 (29′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9788 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen410Ton 

Armament


3.1680Broadside Weight = 134 French Livre (144.6128 lbs 65.593 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck18 French 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1680206 NNF-1661

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1683Capitaine de Vaisseau
François du Chalard (Marquis du Chalard)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1670-1695
ref:687
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau
du RouvrayFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690
ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
22.2.1691/92Action of 1692-02-22

 

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