L'Elephant

15765
Nominal Guns40NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1717NNF-1715
Acquired5.1718NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1718
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassChameau Class
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeFlûte
Wrecked9.1729NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth29' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.4192 (30′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,000Ton 
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


8.1718Broadside Weight = 140 French Livre (151.088 lbs 68.53 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.17181055 officers, 100 menNNF-1715


Sources


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

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