L'Amethyste

15508
Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1753NNF-1715
Acquired3.6.1754NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1754
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1771NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9841 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2103 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen526Ton 

Armament


11.1754Broadside Weight = 112 French Livre (120.8704 lbs 54.824 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1754180 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
1763Refitted as a Unrated Hulk


Sources


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

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