L'Alcyon

2194
Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1725NNF-1715
Launched14.3.1726NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1727NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorRene Levasseur (1667-1727)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre ref:690
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action23.11.1757NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck132' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.8736 (140′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7108 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen760Ton 

Armament


4.1727Broadside Weight = 310 French Livre (334.552 lbs 151.745 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.17273699 officers, 360 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.5.1731 - 1.11.1731Capitaine de Vaisseau Joseph de Thomas de la Valette (Marquis de la Valette) (1672-1744)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1746 - 1746Garde de la Marine Jacques de Boutier (Chevalier de la Cardonnie) (1723-1791)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1728Bombardment of Tripoli
11.2.1744Battle of Toulon
3.8.1746Action of August 3 1746
23.11.1757Action of 23 November 1757

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 4th of April 2020 22:40Caleb ShawCharles Shaw
Saturday 4th of April 2020 04:02Caleb ShawCharles Shaw
Tuesday 31st of March 2020 08:05keith saintyBritish sloop 'Pearl' (1828) (20)
Monday 30th of March 2020 04:37FloristaSpanish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'America' (1766) (60)
Saturday 28th of March 2020 06:15Tim OakleyBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Vestal' (1779) (28)