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La Patronne -> 1749 Dauphine -> 1792 Esperance

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Nominal Guns5NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1735NNF-1715
Launched15.9.1736NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1737NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardMarseille - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean ReynoirFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeGalleyNNF-1715
Last Mentioned1793NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck163' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.9424 (173′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacementc450Ton 
Burthen277Ton 

Armament


1.1737Broadside Weight = 40 French Livre (43.168 lbs 19.58 kg)NNF-1715
Bow Chaser1 French 36-Pounder
Bow Chaser2 French 18-Pounder
Bow Chaser2 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17375758 officers, 165 crew & 402 rowers ? (convict labour)NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1749Renamed DauphineNNF-1715
10.1749

Used as a tug at Toulon

NNF-1715
10.1754Began fitting at Toulon - Provence NNF-1774
6.1755Completed fitting at Toulon - Provence NNF-1774
1767Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison Ship
11.1783

Offered for sale, but not sold

NNF-1715
1784Refitted as a Other Vessels Hospital Ship
10.1792Renamed EsperanceNNF-1715


Notes on Ship


OarsNNF-1715
28/29 bancs

 

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