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L'Artois

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Etat d'Artois
Nominal Guns40NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1779NNF-1774
Launched5.1780NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured13.8.1780E-WIKI
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Artois' (1780) (40) 1780-1786
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck152' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.3696 (161′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel144' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7712 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


5.1780Broadside Weight = 300 French Livre (323.76 lbs 146.85 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1780460 NNF-1774
13.8.1780646with 21 killed , 35 wounded and 590 capturedE-WIKI

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
5.1780 - 13.8.1780Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Robert Sutton de Clonard (Chevalier de Clonard)French
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1779-1787
E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1780

Privateering ship

E-WIKI
3.7.1780Taken by
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

8.1780Sailed from Brest E-WIKI

 

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