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15860
Nominal Guns34NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1759NNF-1715
Acquired9.1760NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1761NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassBalance Class (1760)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1781
NNF-1715
Constructor
Joseph-Louis OllivierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1737-1771
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûteNNF-1715
Wrecked17.1.1768ref:1275

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140'French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth31'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0959 (33′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacement1,350Ton 
Burthen660Ton 

Armament


11.1761Broadside Weight = 164 French Livre (176.9888 lbs 80.278 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck14 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.17611939 officers, 184 menNNF-1715

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1766Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI1766 - 1767Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1766

From 1766 to 1767 , campaign to Martinique .

ref:673

 

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