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Le Pondichery

18417
Nominal Guns56NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down3.1754NNF-1715
Launched17.10.1754NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured12.1757NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5831 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0725 (118′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


1755Broadside Weight = 80 French Livre (86.336 lbs 39.16 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1755165 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1755Sailed for ChinaBWAS-1714
12.1757Taken by Dover (44)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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