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La Danae

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1762NNF-1715
Launched22.10.1763NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1764NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardIndret - Nantes NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured13.5.1779NNF-1715
Becomes

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'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen540Ton 

Armament


5.1764Broadside 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
5.17642077 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1764Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jean Bruno de Cipières (Chevalier de Cipières)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1786
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2 Supernumeraries


DatesRankNameSource
1764 - 31.3.1765Ecrivain
Adrien Antoine Jean Baptiste Le RoyFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1758-1776
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1.4.1765 - 1766Commissaire de La Marine
Adrien Antoine Jean Baptiste Le RoyFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1758-1776
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Service History


DateEventSource
1764

From 1764 to 1766 , cruise against Moroccan privateers between Gibraltar and Cape St Vincent .

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13.5.1779Action in Cancale Bay
13.5.1779Taken by
Experiment (50) 1774-1779
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
off St Malo


 

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Posted by Timothy Oakley on Monday 23rd of November 2020 05:48

February 11, 1765-August 22, 1766 La Danae32, commanded by de Kearney sailed to and returned from the West Indies

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