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La Brave

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Nominal Guns3NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1744NNF-1715
Launched1746NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardMarseille - Provence NNF-1715
Ship ClassFerme Class (1723)NNF-1715
Designed by
Pierre ChabertFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre ChabertFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeGalleyNNF-1715
Last Mentioned10.1802NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck145' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.096 (154′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel121' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.3008 (128′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth18' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8735 (19′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold7' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)2.4901 (8′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc300Ton 
Burthen185Ton 

Armament


1746Broadside Weight = 36 French Livre (38.8512 lbs 17.622 kg)NNF-1715
Bow Chaser1 French 36-Pounder
Bow Chaser2 French 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17464204 officers, 156 crew & 260 rowersNNF-1715

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
1755Ecrivain
Etienne de BarryFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1746-1790
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Service History


DateEventSource
5.1749

Used as a tug at Toulon

NNF-1715
1776Refitted as a Unrated Prison hulk

 

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