La Méduse

15562
Nominal Guns16NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1727NNF-1715
Acquired16.8.1727NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1727NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered9.1744NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck79' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.6772 (84′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth20' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.5501 (21′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.4104 (11′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen160Ton 

Armament


9.1727Broadside Weight = 32 French Livre (34.5344 lbs 15.664 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck16 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.17271044 officers, 100 menNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.3.1728 - 8.4.1728Enseigne de Vaisseau Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny) (1701-1780)ref:12758.5.1739 - 10.10.1739Enseigne de Vaisseau Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny) (1701-1780)ref:12751744Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Guy-François de Coëtnempren (Comte de Kersaint) (1703-1759)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1744Foundered at La HogueNNF-1715
10.1744RefloatedNNF-1715
1.1745Remains soldNNF-1715

 

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