Le Havre -> 1671 Alcyon

Nominal Guns44W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1666W033
First Commissioned12.1669W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy W033
Constructor Jean EsnaultW033
CategoryFourth RateW033
National RateQuatrième RangW033
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Last Mentioned1686W033


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Burthen400Tons BM 


12.1669Broadside Weight = 178 French Livre (192.0976 lbs 87.131 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck18 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.16692,005 NNF-1661

1 Ship Commander

1672Capitaine de Vaisseau Bitaut de Beorref:687

Service History

2.1668Purchased on the stocks from the Compagne des Indes OrientalesNNF-1661
6.1671Renamed AlcyonNNF-1661
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
11.12.16772nd Battle of Tobago
1686Condemned at BrestNNF-1661


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