Severn

15430
Nominal Guns48NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Severn' (1739) (50)
Captured18.10.1746NNF-1715
First Commissioned18.10.1747NNF-1715
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 50-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorPeirson Lock (d.1755)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured14.10.1747NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck130'French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111'French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0553 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth36'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


11.1747Broadside Weight = 204 French Livre (220.1568 lbs 99.858 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre

 

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