L'Ambition

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Nominal Guns20NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'L'Ambition' (1762) (20)
Purchased8.1762NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1762NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Last Mentioned1775NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Burthen170Ton 

Armament


10.1762Broadside Weight = 40 French Livre (43.168 lbs 19.58 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck20 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1762933 officers, 90 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1764Capitaine de Vaisseau Alexandre Tancrède de Caumont d'Adde (1708-1777)FWIKI1772Lieutenant de Vaisseau Jean-François Gilart de LarchantelE-WIKI1774 - 1775Enseigne de Vaisseau, , 14 months François Étienne de Rosily-Mesros (1748-1832)E-WIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1764Garde de la Marine Nicolas de Grimouard (1743-1794)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1774Condemned at Ile de FranceNNF-1715

 

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