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Le Mercure

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Mercure Anglais
Petit Mercure
Nominal Guns14NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
British sloop 'Mercury' (1744) (16) 1744-1745
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
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 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1747Enseigne de Vaisseau
Gabriel BoryFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1734-1766
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