La Rose

15505
Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1751NNF-1715
Launched21.10.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1754
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie)
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Scuttled2.7.1758BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel101' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.9672 (108′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0688 (33′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5743 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen290Ton 

Armament


5.1754Broadside Weight = 136 French Livre (146.7712 lbs 66.572 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck8 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17542499 officers, 240 menNNF-1715

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1758 - 2.7.1758Lieutenant de VaisseauJoseph François Auguste Jules d'Albert de Saint-Hippolyte (1726-1799)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
2.7.1758Scuttled and burnt at Malta to avoid capture by the Monmouth (70) and Lyme (24) BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Saturday 12th of April 2014 17:50

Halifax Gazette, Feb. 24, 1753
Toulon - Oct. 31, A new frigate of 30 guns was launched here the 20th inst. call'd the Rose. Three new men of war are also upon our stocks.

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