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Le Machault

14878
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
Hired3.1759NNF-1715
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine NNF-1715
CategoryHired VesselNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sunk in Action8.7.1760BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen550French Tonneaux539.429 

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
3.1759 - 8.7.1760Lieutenant de Vaisseau
François Chenard de la GiraudaisFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1764-1769
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.7.1760Action in Chaleur Bay

 

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Posted by regis on Thursday 5th of May 2016 21:08

550 french tons as merchant
500 french tons as reconverted frigate (Beattie 1968: 53)
perced for 26 guns
24 12-livre cannons for the deck,
2 6-livre cannons for the forecastle,
6 swivel guns

see www.sha.org/assets/documents/Weaponry%20of%20the%20Machault.pdf

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