La Baleine

15773
Nominal Guns40NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1724NNF-1715
Acquired9.11.1725NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1726NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassProfond ClassNNF-1715
Designed byEtienne HubacNNF-1715
ConstructorJacques Poirier (d.1740)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1715
Broken Up1744NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck124' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.2752 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,100Ton 
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


5.1726Broadside Weight = 108 French Livre (116.5536 lbs 52.866 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck2 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1726140 NNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.4.1738 - 1738Enseigne de Vaisseau Antoine Nicolas Choiseul-Beaupré (Comte de Marcheville) (1716-1760)ref:1275

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Monday 1st of June 2020 10:06Mr.E.P.DalySir John Lindsay (1737-1788)
Sunday 31st of May 2020 20:03Don SnelgroveBritish bomb vessel 'Basilisk' (1740) (8)
Sunday 31st of May 2020 15:37AlisonGeorge Sayer Boys
Sunday 31st of May 2020 15:32AlisonCharles Worsley Boys (1778-1809)
Sunday 31st of May 2020 12:15AlisonGeorge Sayer (d.1846)