L'Arc en Ciel

13950
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1695BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1696BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1603
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Captured4.11.1696BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Rainbow Prize' (1696) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck103' 7"Imperial Feet31.4537 
Length of Keel83' 4"Imperial Feet25.3323 
Breadth27' 7"Imperial Feet8.255 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen345' 9194"Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck30 French Canons de Fer

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1695200 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 4.11.1696Corsaire CaptainJean Baptiste de Villedot des Hays (1657-1703)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
4.11.1696Taken by Medway (60) BWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


Prizeref:692

Noir de Caroline : in english Black Carolina



 

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