Le Gange

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Nominal Guns20NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down2.1768NNF-1715
Acquired29.9.1768NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1769NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassMarquis de Castres ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Nicolas LevesqueNNF-1715
Constructor François Caro (1730-1810)NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1715
Bought by the Navy4.1770NNF-1715
BecomesFrench Sixth Rate flûte 'Le Gange' (1770) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel112' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.3776 (119′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2946 (14′ 1″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,300Ton 
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


2.1769Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1769140 NNF-1715

 

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