La Baleine

16502
Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down12.1755NNF-1715
Acquired24.5.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1757NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Designed by Antoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1715
Constructor François Caro (1730-1810)NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Captured10.1760BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Baleine' (1760) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadthc1,000Ton 
Breadth30' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.8976 (12′ 9″ Imperial)
Draught Aft14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


12.1757Broadside Weight = 60 French Livre (64.752 lbs 29.37 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1757129 NNF-1715

 

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