L'Éclair

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Nominal Guns16NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1756NNF-1715
Acquired4.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1757NNF-1715
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassCalypso ClassNNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Wrecked2.5.1758NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9788 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacementc400Ton 
Burthen200Ton 

Armament


6.1757Broadside Weight = 32 French Livre (34.5344 lbs 15.664 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck16 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.17571555 officers, 150 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1758Enseigne de Vaisseau François Denis de Keredern de Trobriand (Comte de Trobriand) (1730-1780)ref:631

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1758 - 2.5.1758Garde de la Marine Jean-Baptiste Carey d’Asnières (d.1779)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
1758

Hunt the privateers on the coasts of Brittany .

ref:631

 

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