L'Héroine

15494
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 ClassNNF-1715
Designed byJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-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)
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


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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1763Enseigne de VaisseauClaude-Marguerite François Renart de Fuchsamberg (1736-1797)FWIKI1765 - 1771Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Comte de Grasse) (1722-1788)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
2.10.1758Action of 22nd October 1758
8.1766Refitted as a Unrated Careening Hulk

 

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