L'Achille

15929
Nominal Guns70NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down5.1743NNF-1715
Acquired5.5.1744NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1744NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassAchille ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Condemned10.1757NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck155' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.344 (165′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3168 (43′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc2,400Ton 
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


8.1744Broadside Weight = 450 French Livre (485.64 lbs 220.275 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1744609 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
25.6.17461st Battle of Negapatam


Sources


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

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