Le Merlin

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Merlin' (1756) (10)
Captured19.4.1757BWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassBonetta ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Captured8.1757BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Merlin' (1757) (10)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck86' 6 ½"Imperial Feet26.2255 
Length of Keel70' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet21.3424 
Breadth24' 5 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen223 1694Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Taken by Lancaster (66) , Dunkirk (60)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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