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L'Hermione

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Nominal Guns28NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1748NNF-1715
Launched28.4.1749NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1750NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured2.11.1757NNF-1715
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Unicorns Prize' (1757) (26) 1757-1758
British 26 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck127' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2556 (135′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7906 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2946 (14′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen640Ton 

Armament


8.1750Broadside Weight = 162 French Livre (174.8304 lbs 79.299 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.17502937 officers, 285 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1754Capitaine de Vaisseauref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1756Garde de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1756

Responsible for escorting coastal convoys .

ref:673
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
2.11.1757Unicorn vs Hermione
2.11.1757Taken by
Unicorn (24) 1748-1771
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate


 

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