Le Jason

2299
Nominal Guns64
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1778
Launched13.2.1779
First Commissioned5.1779
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardToulon - Provence
Designed by Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)
CategoryThird Rate
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured19.4.1782
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Argonaut' (1782) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck166' 0"Imperial Feet50.5968 
Length of Keel136' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet41.4592 
Breadth44' 8 ½"Imperial Feet13.4239 
Depth in Hold19' 1"Imperial Feet5.794 
Burthen1,451 7594Tons BM 

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
7.1778 - 1782Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jean-Isaac Chadeau de la Clocheterie (1741-1782)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.6.1780Action off Monti Christi
16.3.1781Battle of Cape Henry
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
19.4.1782Battle of the Mona Passage
19.4.1782Taken by the British by Rodney in the Mona Passage

 

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