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Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down3.1756NNF-1715
Acquired30.8.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1757NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassFortuné Class (1757)NNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1728-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast IndiamanNNF-1715
Wrecked9.1763NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck156' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.6688 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0704 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3168 (43′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1953 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Displacement2,280Ton 
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


12.1757Broadside Weight = 492 French Livre (530.9664 lbs 240.834 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1757485 NNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
21.12.1757 - 6.6.1759Capitaine , Compagnie des Indes
Etienne LobryFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1752
† Discharged Dead
ref:1839

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry

 

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