La Bouffonne

15516
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1757NNF-1715
Acquired30.3.1758NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1759NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured17.7.1761BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck124'French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.2797 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth32'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4207 (34′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2148 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen550Ton 

Armament


3.1759Broadside Weight = 116 French Livre (125.1872 lbs 56.782 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17592377 officers, 230 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
17.7.1761Action of 17th July 1761
17.7.1761Taken by Modeste (64) off CadizEWIKI
17.7.1761Taken by Thetis (44) off CadizEWIKI
17.7.1761Taken by Thunderer (74) EWIKI

 

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