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Le Jason

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Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1723NNF-1715
Launched1.4.1724NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Designed by
Jacques PoirierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques PoirierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre)NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold6.1746BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck125' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6065 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel107' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.7768 (114′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.8937 (16′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


8.1724Broadside Weight = 236 French Livre (254.6912 lbs 115.522 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

1740Broadside Weight = 282 French Livre (304.3344 lbs 138.039 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 4-Pounder

1745Broadside Weight = 240 French Livre (259.008 lbs 117.48 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.17543055 officers, 300 menNNF-1715

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1725 - 1727Capitaine de Vaisseau, no year
Chevalier Vincent d'Irrumberry de Salaberry de BennevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Administrator
Service 1684-1750
ref:673
1737Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean Baptiste Le Prévost du QuesnelFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1708-1744
FWIKI
1738Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6311739Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Louis-Philippe Rigaud de VaudreuilFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1753
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1746 - 6.1746Garde de la Marine
Charles René Sochet (Seigneur des Touches)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1792
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
1725

Under d'Irrumberry , campaign on the banks of Newfoundland : no year between 1725 and 1727 .

ref:673
1740Refitted as a 52 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1746

Take part in battles off Saint-Domingue .

ref:631

 

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