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La Fidèle

15487
Nominal Guns24NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1746NNF-1715
Acquired1.1748NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk as Blockship6.1758NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck119'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.664 (126′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth31'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0959 (33′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5487 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 

Armament


1.1748Broadside Weight = 96 French Livre (103.6032 lbs 46.992 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17482105 officers, 205 menNNF-1715

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1748Chef d'Escadre
Jean Baptiste de Mac Nemara (Baron du Mung)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1756
ref:631
1.3.1751 - 1751Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Charles Mac CarthyFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1745-1757
ref:631
1754Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:6311756Lieutenant de Vaisseau
de LizardaisFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1756
TGM

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756Enseigne de Vaisseau
Charles Étienne BombelleFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1750-1781
ref:1275

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1748Volontaire de la Marine, at 14 yearsref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1756Action of 17th May 1756
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg


Notes on Ship


Date captain ??ref:631

De Rigaud : Lieutenant in 1754, he command the "Fidèle" then the "Aréthuse 1759" .



 

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