La Ménagère

21385
Nominal Guns22NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1775NNF-1774
Launched27.9.1776NNF-1774
First Commissioned10.1776NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Designed by François-Guillaume Clairain Des Lauriers (1722-1780)NNF-1774
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeFlûte NNF-1774
Captured12.12.1782NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck144' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7712 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel129' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.8992 (137′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7725 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.6013 (15′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen750Ton 

Armament


10.1776Broadside Weight = 88 French Livre (94.9696 lbs 43.076 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder

1781Broadside Weight = 106 French Livre (114.3952 lbs 51.887 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1776160 NNF-1774
12.12.1782212 NNF-1774

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1782 - 12.12.1782Capitaine de Frégate François Jérome Foligné-DeschalongesW027

Service History


DateEventSource
1781Refitted as a 28 gun Fifth Rate Flûte
12.12.1782Action of 1782-12-12

 

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