Le Rossignol

15651
Nominal Guns16NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1769NNF-1715
Acquired14.11.1769NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1770NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Last Mentioned2.1796NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck108'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.1055 (115′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel98'French Feet (Pied du Roi)31.8575 (104′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth28'French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1215 (29′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14'French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5743 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacementc600Ton 
Burthen350Ton 

Armament


11.1770Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.496 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1770120 NNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1777 - 1778Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Louis René Levassor de La Touche (1745-1804)FWIKI1785Officier Auxiliaire Pierre Martin (1752-1820)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1778Took the Privateer Morning Star (6)

 

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