La Topaze

15492
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1750NNF-1715
Acquired30.10.1750NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1751
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassTopaze Class
Designed byJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1775NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck114'French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0349 (121′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth30'French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15'French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.8991 (16′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen450Ton 

Armament


4.1751Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.175122010 officers, 210 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca


Sources

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

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