Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1727NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1728NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorJean Marguerite Tupinier (1779-1850)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrégate Légère NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1741NNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck109'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.4303 (116′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth29'French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.4463 (30′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13'French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2495 (13′ 11″ Imperial)


4.1728Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.17281955 officers, 190 menNNF-1715

1 Commissioned Officer

1736Enseigne de Vaisseau Luc Urbain de Bouëxic (Comte de Guichen) (1712-1790)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer

21.7.1733 - 8.1.1734Garde de la MarinePierre Claude Hocdenau (1771-1792)ref:1275

Service History

20.7.1728Bombardment of Tripoli
11.6.1734Siege of Danzig


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