La Topaze

15492
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1750NNF-1715
Acquired30.10.1750NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1751NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassTopaze ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Jean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
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

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1756 - 15.1.1758Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (Marquis de Chabert et Cogolin) (1724-1805)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1759Garde de la Marine Joseph Jules François de Martineng (1739-1791)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
25.6.1765Larache Expedition

 

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