L'Ecureuil -> 1783 Courrier de L'Amerique

15668
Nominal Guns12NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1768NNF-1715
Acquired27.8.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned1769NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeCorvette NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Deleted from list1785NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck97' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)31.5056 (103′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.8976 (12′ 9″ Imperial)
Displacementc400Ton 
Burthen188Ton 

Armament


1769Broadside Weight = 36 French Livre (38.8512 lbs 17.622 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
176990 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
10.1783Renamed Courrier de L'AmeriqueNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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