Le Cameleon

15800
Nominal Guns22NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1751NNF-1715
Acquired1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1753NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Ship ClassCameleon ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorAntoine GroignardNNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1715
Wrecked9.1754NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9868 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacement1,260Ton 
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


5.1753Broadside Weight = 84 French Livre (90.6528 lbs 41.118 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck2 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17531655 officers, 160 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1754Wrecked in the Saint LawrenceNNF-1715


Sources


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

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