Le Jason

Nominal Guns64
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1778
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
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Argonaut' (1782) (64)


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

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

Service History

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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