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L'Hercule

17451
Nominal Guns48NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down1739NNF-1715
Acquired10.10.1739NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1740NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassJason Class (1739)NNF-1715
Constructor
Gilles CambryFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast IndiamanNNF-1715
Captured24.1.1745NNF-1715
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5831 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel109' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.4032 (116′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0635 (36′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,250Ton 
Burthen700Ton 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17451489 officers and 139 crewBWAS-1714

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
9.1.1744 - 4.2.1745Capitaine de Vaisseau , Compagnie des Indes
Philippe Dufresne de La VilleherbéFrench
Merchant Sailor
Service 1744-1745
ref:1732

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1.1744Sailed from Lorient ref:1731
24.1.1744/45Straits of Banca

 

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