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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

Crew Complement


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

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1702Capitaine de Frégate
René Trouin (Sieur du Gué)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1689-1734
ref:692
1711Capitaine de Corsaire
de KerguelenFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1708-1711
ref:692

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 1702-1764
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1702

Homeport at

Brest
ref:692
1711

Homeport at

Brest
ref:692
1719Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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