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L'Héroine

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Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1752NNF-1715
Acquired20.12.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1753NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassTopaze Class (1750)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1752
NNF-1715
Constructor
Mathurin-Louis GeffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1742-1764
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CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Last Mentioned1779NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck114'French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0349 (121′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel114'0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0272 (121′ 5″ 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


20.12.1752Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

9.1753Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.175322010 officers, 210 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1763Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Claude-Marguerite François Renart de Fuchsamberg d'AmblimontFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1751-1792
FWIKI
1765 - 1771Capitaine de Vaisseau
François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Seigneur de Tilly)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1788
E-WIKI

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
4.1755 - 12.1755Ecrivain
Pierre Raby des GenetsFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1749-1766
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Service History


DateEventSource
4.1755

Fom April to December , on mission on the coasts of Spain and Portugal .

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2.10.1758Action of 22nd October 1758
31.5.1765Blockade of the Pirates of Salé
25.6.1765Larache Expedition
8.1766Refitted as a Unrated Careening Hulk

 

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