Le Castor

15477
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1744NNF-1715
Acquired16.5.1745NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1745NNF-1715
ShipyardQuebec - Canada NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured5.11.1747BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck118' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3354 (125′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.15 (33′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2404 (13′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 

Armament


10.1745Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.17452044 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1746 - 1746Garde de la MarineJoseph Bernard de Chabert (1724-1805)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
19.7.1746Took the Sloop Albany (10) Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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