Pelerine -> 1758 Aréthuse

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1757NNF-1715
Acquired12.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1758NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured18.5.1759BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Arethusa' (1759) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck127'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2566 (135′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111'French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0553 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4477 (34′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10'French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.248 (10′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen540Ton 

Armament


2.1758Broadside Weight = 136 French Livre (146.7712 lbs 66.572 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck4 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1758Renamed AréthuseNNF-1715
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
18.5.1759Taken by Chatham (50) , Venus (36) , Thames (32)


Sources


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

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