Le Chariot Volant

15797
Nominal Guns30NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1748NNF-1715
Launched19.9.1749NNF-1715
First Commissioned1750NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Designed by Jacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
Constructor Pierre Chaillé FilsNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1715
Captured6.1756NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,000Ton 
Burthen650Ton 

Armament


1750Broadside Weight = 162 French Livre (174.8304 lbs 79.299 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1750140 NNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1752Garde de la Marine Charles Étienne Bombelle (1733-1783)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1756Captured by two English vesselsNNF-1715


Notes on Ship


LaunchNNF-1715
This vessel was launched in the presence of King Louis XV

 

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