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Le Danube

15861
Nominal Guns34NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1760NNF-1715
Acquired6.1761NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1761NNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassBalance Class (1760)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean-Joseph GinouxFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1752
NNF-1715
Constructor
FaminFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûteNNF-1715
Last Mentioned1785NNF-1715

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


10.1761Broadside 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
10.17611939 officers, 184 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
23.9.1765 - 6.3.1766Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Charles Étienne Bombelles (Baron de Bombelle)French
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1750-1782
ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1763 - 6.1764Garde de la Marine
Chevalier Jean Baptiste François de SuzannetFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1757-1792
ref:673

1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
4.1764 - 1764Intendant de la Marine
Jean Etienne Bernard de Clugny de Nuits (Baron de Nuits sur Armançon)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1748-1775
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1763

From June 1763 to June 1764 , campaign to Cayenne .

ref:673
23.9.1765

Supply mission to Cadiz for the Chaffault Division from the 23/09/1765 to 06/03/1766 .

ref:673

 

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