Le Jason

17454
Nominal Guns48NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'Le Jason' (1739) (48)
Purchased6.1746NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassJason ClassNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Captured3.5.1747NNF-1715

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 

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1745Refitted as a 24 gun East Indiaman
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre


Notes on Ship


Capture date ??BG

Admiralty-Office, March 3.(1747)

Captain Edgecumbe, of his Majesty's Ship the Salisbury, has taken and carried into Plymouth, a French East India Ship of 700 Tons, called the Jason, which he fell in with the 30th of January last, in the Latitude of 47 D. 47 M. N° -106 Leagues to the Westward of Scilly. She mounted 30 Guns, and had 180 men on board, and was bound from Lorient to Pondicherry, laded chiefly with stores and ammunition and 8 cases of silver .



 

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