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L'Étoile

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Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1744NNF-1715
Acquired4.1745NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1745NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Burnt6.1747NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5802 (136′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel115' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.352 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen650Ton 

Armament


8.1745Broadside Weight = 276 French Livre (297.8592 lbs 135.102 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck8 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.17452555 officers, 250 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
25.3.1747Action of March 25 1747
6.1747Burnt by her crew off cap Finisterre in order to avoid captureNNF-1715

 

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