Le Jason

Nominal Guns48NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down1738NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1739NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassJason ClassNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
BecomesFrench Merchant east indiaman 'Le Jason' (1746) (48)


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)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17451489 officers and 139 crewNNF-1715

Service History

1.1745Refitted as a 24 gun East Indiaman
24.1.1744/45Straits of Banca


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