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L'Argonaute

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Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1708NNF-1715
Launched14.11.1708NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1708NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1.1746NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth32'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4207 (34′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.8882 (16′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen480Ton 

Armament


12.1708Broadside Weight = 208 French Livre (224.4736 lbs 101.816 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck16 French 12-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck4 French 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1709/01/17 - 1709
Charles ChapdelaineFrench
Ship Owner
Privateer
Other
Merchant Sailor
Service 1700-1710
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585
1711/05/27 - 1711
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.17082766 officers, 270 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1708 - 1713Brigadier, Garde de Marine, as privateerFWIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1718Enseigne de Vaisseau
Hubert de Brienne (Comte de Conflans)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1777
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1707

In the Squadron of Duguay-Trouin .

ref:673
17.1.1709Docked at Brest ref:1585
bef.10.2.1710Took the Merchant
Prince 1710-1710
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
bef.7.4.1710Took the Merchant
Ami Galley 1710-1710
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
bef.7.4.1710Took the Merchant
Phoenix 1710-1710
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
bef.7.4.1710Took the Merchant
François 1710-1710
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
1718

Against the Pirates in the Antilles .

ref:673
12.1720Refitted as a Unrated Hulk


Notes on Ship


Cautionref:1585

De Chappedelaine cautionne le Chr. Dubois de la Mothe , capitaine de la frégate du roi l'Argonaute , 600 tonn. , commissionnée en guerre (17 Janvier 1709) .

De La Barbinais-Trouin , faisant pour les directeurs de l'armement , cautionne le chr. Dubois-Lamothe , capitaine du vaisseau du roi l'Argonaute , 500 tonn. , (27 Mai 1711) .


Commissionref:1585

Commission du 17 janvier 1709 au chevalier du Bois de la Motte pour armer en guerre la frégate l'Argonaute , du port de 600 tonneaux , présentement à Brest .



 

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