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La Dorade

16708
Nominal Guns12
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1764
Acquired10.8.1764
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
Ship ClassDorade Class (1764)
Constructor
Gaspard-Seraphin RollandFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1742-1766
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeGabarre
Last Mentioned1789

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck90' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.3944 (96′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5728 (11′ 8″ Imperial)
Displacementc400Ton 
Burthen250Ton 

Armament


10.8.1764Broadside Weight = 24 French Livre (25.9008 lbs 11.748 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1764383 officer, 35 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1770Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Charles René Louis de Bernard de MarignyFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1754-1815
FWIKI
15.4.1771 - 23.11.1771Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Jean Baptiste François de SuzannetFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1757-1792
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1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1770 - 1770Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
aft.15.4.1771

Fulfills , under de Suzannet , several missions of transport of wood for the navy between the countries of the North and France.

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10.1787Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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