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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756Lieutenant de Vaisseau de LizardaisTGM

Service History


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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook
 

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