Le Sorlingues

Nominal Guns32W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Sorlings' (1694) (32)
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Ship Class1693 Program 32-GunnerB028
ConstructorNicholas BarrettB028
CategoryFifth RateW033
National RateQuatrième RangW033
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie) W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck102' 8 ½"Imperial Feet31.1023 
Length of Keel85' 8"Imperial Feet25.9486 
Breadth28' 2 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen362 5594Tons BM 


1705Broadside Weight = 91 French Livre (98.2072 lbs 44.5445 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck4 French 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 3-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer

1706Unknown Nicolas François (Comte d'Hennequin)SNForum

Service History

31.10.1705Taken by Le Gerze (42) off Dogger BankBWAS-1603
2.10.1706Action of 1706-10-02
18.1.1710/11Taken by Lichfield (54)
15.11.1711Taken by Medway (60) BWAS-1603


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