Le Caribou

2234
Nominal Guns52NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1742NNF-1715
Launched13.5.1744NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1744
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardQuebec NNF-1715
Constructor Rene-Nicolas Levasseur (Seigneur de St-Armand) (1707-1784)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1761NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck129'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.9076 (137′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel115'French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.361 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth35'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.3951 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen750Ton 

Armament


7.1744Broadside Weight = 302 French Livre (325.9184 lbs 147.829 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.17443055 officers, 300 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
1748Refitted as a Unrated Powder Hulk
1757Condemned at BrestNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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