L'Expédition -> 1762 Hirondelle

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Nominal Guns16NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'L'Expédition' (1762) (16)
Purchased8.1762NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1762NNF-1715
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Deleted from list1783NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck85' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)27.608 (90′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel70' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)22.736 (74′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5728 (11′ 8″ Imperial)
Displacement458Ton 
Burthen240Ton 

Armament


9.1762Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.17621255 officers, 120 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.4.1767 - 7.9.1767Lieutenant de Vaisseau Bon Chrétien de Briqueville (Marquis ) (1726-1803)ref:127510.5.1775 - 21.10.1775Capitaine de Vaisseau Bon Chrétien de Briqueville (Marquis ) (1726-1803)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1762Renamed HirondelleNNF-1715

 

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