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La Charente

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Nominal Guns28NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1731NNF-1715
Acquired19.8.1731NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1732NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassSomme ClassNNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques PoirierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1715
Last Mentioned6.1748NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck119' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.6512 (126′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4342 (34′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9382 (12′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,000Ton 
Burthen520Ton 

Armament


1.1732Broadside Weight = 112 French Livre (120.8704 lbs 54.824 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck4 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1732130 NNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1732Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hubert de Brienne (Comte de Conflans)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1759
ref:673
1734 - 1735Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Louis-Philippe Rigaud de VaudreuilFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1753
ref:673

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1734Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1740 - 0171Volontaire de la Marine, as Cadet
Charles Jean d'Hector (Comte d'Hector)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1792
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1732

Campaign in the Antilles .

ref:673
1734

Campaign to America .

ref:673
1740

Campaign in the Antilles .

ref:673

 

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