L'Elephant -> 1761 Purissima Conception -> 1761 Elephant

15902
Nominal Guns20NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down1757NNF-1715
Acquired1.1758NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1758NNF-1715
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorAntoine GroignardNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1715
Bought by the Navy4.1770NNF-1715
BecomesFrench Sixth Rate flûte 'L'Elephant' (1770) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Displacementc900Ton 
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


3.1758Broadside Weight = 120 French Livre (129.504 lbs 58.74 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1758146 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1761Renamed Purissima ConceptionNNF-1715
11.1761Renamed ElephantNNF-1715


Sources


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

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