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L'Ambition

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Nominal Guns20NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1762NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryPrivateerNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvetteNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Bought by the Navy8.1762NNF-1715
Becomes
French corvette 'L'Ambition' (1762) (20) 1762-1775
French 20 Gun
Unrated Corvette

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Burthen170Ton 

Armament


1792Broadside Weight = 40 French Livre (43.168 lbs 19.58 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck20 French 4-Pounder



Notes on Ship


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Corvette "Ambition" loan for privateering by the King to Fournier from Morlaix in 1756-1763 ? , 18 guns , 130 mens , 170 Tx , Captain Dubois , Homeport for the corvette Morlaix



 

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