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L'Améthyste

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Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1753NNF-1715
Acquired3.6.1754NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1754NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Mathurin-Louis GeffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1742-1764
ref:1275
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
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

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1756 - 17.4.1757Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jacques de Boutier (Chevalier de la Cardonnie)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1784
ref:1275
17.4.1757 - 4.12.1757Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Jacques de Boutier (Chevalier de la Cardonnie)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1784
ref:1275

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
5.1758 - 11.1760Ecrivain
Adrien Antoine Jean Baptiste Le RoyFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1758-1776
ref:673

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1758 - 18.9.1758Volontaire de la Marine
Pierre Mathieu de Mac NemaraFrench
Naval Sailor
Other
Service 1758
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
18.9.1758

At Fort de France , Martinique .

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11.8.1759Action between Martinique and St Eustache
1763Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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