Le Maréchal de Richelieu -> 1758 Echo

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Nominal Guns28NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1757NNF-1715
Acquired12.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1758NNF-1715
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured29.5.1758NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Echo' (1758) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck113'French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7086 (120′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.9064 (32′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold9' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.0315 (9′ 11″ Imperial)

Armament


3.1758Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1758Renamed EchoNNF-1715
29.5.1758Taken by Juno (26) off Louisbourg
29.5.1758Taken by Scarborough (20) off Louisbourg
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg

 

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