Le Mercure

15584
Mercure Anglais
Petit Mercure
Nominal Guns14NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Mercury' (1744) (16)
Captured14.4.1745BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Deleted from list1750NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck86' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)27.9328 (91′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel71' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)23.0608 (75′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth22' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.3292 (10′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacementc300Ton 
Burthen160Ton 

Armament


14.4.1745Broadside Weight = 28 French Livre (30.2176 lbs 13.706 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck14 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
14.4.17451044 officers, 100 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747Enseigne de VaisseauGabriel Bory (1720-1801)ref:1275

 

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