L'Atalante

15466
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1740NNF-1715
Launched16.3.1741NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1741
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie)
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action6.1760NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck115'French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.361 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen441Ton 

Armament


6.1741Broadside Weight = 148 French Livre (159.7216 lbs 72.446 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck10 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.17412466 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.5.1754 - 1758Capitaine de VaisseauLouis Charles de Besné (1708-1794)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
11.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
11.3.1756Capture of the Warwick
6.1760Sunk in the Saint LawrenceNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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