Le Mignon

Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1692NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine NNF-1661
Ship ClassPélican ClassNNF-1661
ConstructorFelix Arnaud (1622-?)NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck118' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3264 (125′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4748 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9788 (13′ 0″ Imperial)


1693Broadside Weight = 268 French Livre (289.2256 lbs 131.186 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck10 French 18-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

1699Broadside Weight = 232 French Livre (250.3744 lbs 113.564 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1693280 NNF-1661

2 Commanding Officers

26.12.1692 - 13.3.1693Capitaine de FrégateJoannis de Suhigaraychipy (1643-1694)ref:6931694 - 1696Capitaine de Vaisseau Marc-Antoine Hécourt (Chevalier de Saint-Pol Hécourt) (1665-1705)ref:692

1 Petty Officer

28.5.1693 - 1693Enseigne de VaisseauJean-André de Barrailh (1672-1762)ref:673

Service History

17.6.1696Bataille du Dogger Bank
4.6.1709Action of 1709-06-04


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Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Monday 13th of June 2016 17:30

First commander of le Mignon = Capitaine de frégate Joannis de Suigaraychipy, from 01/1693 to 03/1693

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