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L'Astrée

15355
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1706NNF-1715
Launched3.5.1707NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1707NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate Légère)NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold1719NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck94'French Feet (Pied du Roi)30.5583 (100′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth26'French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4719 (27′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.3563 (11′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen240Ton 

Armament


6.1707Broadside Weight = 78 French Livre (84.1776 lbs 38.181 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck6 French 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder

1708Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fer

1711Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fer

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1707/06/02 - 1707/11/17
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585
1707/11/18 - 1707
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585
1708/05/25 - 1708
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585
1709/05/18 - 1709
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585
1711/05/30 - 1711
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1707254 ref:692
1708476 ref:692
1711160for burthen 250 Txref:692

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
c.2.6.1707 - bef.17.11.1707Capitaine de Corsaire , Private Owners
de l'Isle-Adam (Sieur de l'Isle-Adam)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1707
Transfered , date ? , listed between two 27/06/1707
ref:1585
18.11.1707 - 1707Capitaine de Corsaire , Private Owners
de Kerguelen (Sieur de Kerguelen)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1707-1711
, rank ?
ref:1585
25.4.1708 - bef.17.5.1709Capitaine de Corsaire , Private Owners
de Kerguelen (Sieur de Kerguelen)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1707-1711
, rank ?
ref:1585
18.5.1709 - 1709Capitaine de Brûlot
de Kerguelen (Sieur de Kerguelen)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1707-1711
ref:1585
30.5.1711 - 1711Capitaine de Brûlot
Charles Rogon (Sieur de Kertanguy )French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1704-1711
ref:1585
1714Capitaine de Frégate Légère
Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1709Lieutenant de Corsaire , Private Owners
Barthélémy BareyFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1709
ref:1010

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1707Enseigne de Vaisseau
François Henri de CoulombeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1707

From 1707 to 1708 , loan for privateering ?? , homeport at St Malo

ref:692
1708

Took the ships "Joseph et Thomas" and "Delfort"

ref:692
1708Took the Merchant
Catherine 1708-1708
Dutch Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
18.5.1708

Retook in compagny of the Gloire the ship Notre-Dame de Philbé

ref:1010
bef.5.7.1708

Retook in compagny of the Gloire the ship Saint-Nicolas .

ref:1585
bef.5.7.1708

Retook in compagny of the Gloire the ship Saint-Jean-Baptiste .

ref:1585
bef.19.7.1708

Retook in compagny of the Gloire the ship Saint-Jean .

ref:1585
27.4.1709Took the Merchantman
Catherine 1709-1709
British Merchant Merchantman
after 7 hours of combat near the Isles of Ouessant .
ref:1010
1711

Loan for privateering , homeport at Brest

ref:692
1.1719

Maybe lost near Barcelona

ref:692


Notes on Ship


Cautionref:1585

L. de la Barbinais-Trouin cautionne le sieur de L'Isle Adam , capitaine de la frégate l'Astrée , 290 tonn. , commissionnée en guerre (2 Juin 1707) .

De La Barbinais-Trouin cautionne de Kerguelen , nommé commandant de la frégate l'Astrée , armée en course pour le compte des particuliers , en remplacement du sieur de l'Isle Adam , change de commandement par le roi (18 Nov. 1707) .

L. de La Barbinais-Trouin cautionne de Kerguelen (qui signe Querquelen) , capitaine de la frégate du roi l'Astrée , 150 tonn. , commissionnée en guerre (25 Avril 1708) .

L. de La Barbinais-Trouin cautionne de Kerguelen (qui signe Querquelen) , capitaine de brulot , commandant de la frégate l'Astrée , 300 tonn. , commissionnée en guerre (18 Mai 1709) .

De La Barbinais-Trouin , faisant pour les armateurs , cautionne de Kerlanguy-Rogon , capitaine de brulot , commandant la frégate du roi l'Astrée , 200 tonn. , commissionnée en guerre (30 Mai 1711) .


Commissionref:1585

Commission du 18 mai 1709 , au sieur de Kerguelen , pour armer en guerre la frégate Astrée , du port de 300 tonneaux .



 

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