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La Bellone

15350
Nominal Guns38NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1695NNF-1661
Launched1.1696NNF-1661
First Commissioned3.1696NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1661
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate à deux batteries)NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1741NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck114' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0388 (121′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth28'French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1215 (29′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9788 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen300Ton 

Armament


3.1696Broadside Weight = 168 French Livre (181.3056 lbs 82.236 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck18 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder

1702Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck38 French Canons de Fer

1711Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck36 French Canons de Fer

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1711/05/27 - 1711
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.16962066 Officers, 200 menNNF-1715
1702158 ref:692
1711228as galiote ??ref:692

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1702Capitaine de Frégate
René Trouin (Sieur du Gué)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1689-1734
ref:692
1708Capitaine de Corsaire , Private Owners
Joseph Gravé de la BouttevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1691-1708
ref:1585
27.5.1711 - 1711Capitaine de Brûlot
de Kerguelen (Sieur de Kerguelen)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1707-1711
ref:1585

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1700Enseigne de Vaisseau
Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1728
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1711 - 1712Aide d’Artillerie de Marine
Claude Louis d'Espinchal (1st Marquis de Massiac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1702-1770
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1702

Homeport at Brest

ref:692
1702Took the Merchant
Demoiselle Marie 1702-1702
Dutch Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
1702Took the Merchant
Concorde 1702-1702
Dutch Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
1702Took the Merchant
Bergère 1702-1702
Dutch Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
1702Took the Merchant
Amitié 1702-1702
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
1708

Retook the Saint François .

ref:1585
1708

Retook the Saint-Julien .

ref:1585
27.5.1711

Homeport at Brest

ref:692
1719Refitted as a Unrated Hulk


Notes on Ship


Cautionref:1585

De La Barbinais-Trouin , faisant pour les directeurs de l'armement , cautionne de Kerguelen , capitaine de brulot , commandant du vaisseau du roi la Bellonne , 400 tonn. (27 Mai 1711) .



 

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