La Palme

Nominal Guns18ref:677
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortDunkerque - Flanders ref:677
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders ref:677
National RateCinquième Rangref:677
Ship TypeFrégate Légère ref:677
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:677
Last known1679ref:692


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:677
Length of Keel87'0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)28.2576 (92′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen120French Tonneaux118.459 


3.1675/76Broadside Weight = 52 French Livre (56.1184 lbs 25.454 kg)ref:677
Gun Deck8 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 French 3-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 2-Pounder

25.3.1676Broadside Weight Unknownref:694
Gun Deck24 French Canons de Fer

1679Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck16 French Canons de Fer


1675 - 1679Gérard Moretteref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1676160 ref:677

4 Commanding Officers

2.1676 - 21.5.1677Corsaire CaptainJean Bart (1651-1702)ref:6771677Corsaire Captain, no dateJosse Contant (1640-?)ref:6862.1678 - 5.1678Corsaire CaptainJean Bart (1651-1702)ref:6771679Corsaire CaptainPierre Lassyref:692

Service History

25.3.1676Attack on the convoy of Ostend
1.9.1676After undergoing repairs sailed from DunkirkB177
4.9.1676Returned to Dunkirk with a large Dutch smack laden with knitted hose from the London marketsB177
7.9.1676Engagment with the Dutch 32 gun vessel Neptune which was taken by boarding, together with her convoy of fishing smacksB177

Notes on Ship


By Captain Bart : St Joseph , Sainte Cornille , Tholen , Dauphin Doré , Bonne Aventure , Elephant , Suanenebourg


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Posted by regis on Sunday 24th of January 2016 17:34

voir ce site pour les différents embarquements de Jean Bart


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