L'Hirondelle

15558
Nominal Guns16NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1742NNF-1715
Launched8.6.1743NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1744NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorAugustino ScolaroNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeBarques latines NNF-1715
Sold for Break Up1786NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck92'French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.9087 (98′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4764 (27′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.7352 (12′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen160Ton 

Armament


3.1743/44Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1743/442066 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.4.1756 - 16.9.1756Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Joseph Bernard de Chabert (Marquis de Chabert et Cogolin) (1724-1805)FWIKI1767 - 1768Capitaine de Frégate Joseph Bernard de Chabert (Marquis de Chabert et Cogolin) (1724-1805)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1775Condemned and used as a "patache&qout; at ToulonNNF-1715
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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