Le Lezard

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Nominal Guns18NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1780NNF-1774
Launched10.3.1781NNF-1774
First Commissioned6.1781NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassCerf ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJaques DenysNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedNNF-1774
Ship TypeCutter NNF-1774
Captured10.1782NNF-1774
BecomesBritish cutter 'Lizard' (1782) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck81' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)26.3088 (86′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel68' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)22.1067 (72′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.7352 (12′ 3″ Imperial)

Armament


10.3.1781Broadside Weight = 54 French Livre (58.2768 lbs 26.433 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1778104Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1782Taken by Sultan (74) at Tranquebar, on the Coromandel coast


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
 

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