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15804
Nominal Guns40NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1755NNF-1715
Acquired2.2.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1758NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor
François-Guillaume Clairain des LauriersFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1738-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeflûteNNF-1715
Wrecked6.1774NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0688 (33′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacement1,050Ton 
Burthen685Ton 

Armament


2.1758Broadside Weight = 128 French Livre (138.1376 lbs 62.656 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.17581588 officers, 150 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
9.1771 - 16.7.1772Lieutenant de VaisseauE-WIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1771 - 14.2.1772Enseigne de Vaisseau TransferedE-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
13.9.1771Sailed from Île de France E-WIKI
16.7.1772Arrived at Brest FWIKI
6.1774Wrecked at MadagascarNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.9.1771-1772First Voyage of Kerguelen 
 

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