La Diligente

2919
Nominal Guns26NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down12.1755NNF-1715
Acquired28.4.1756NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Sold4.1761NNF-1715
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Diligente' (1761) (26)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck122'French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.6281 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel106'French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.4559 (113′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.2853 (33′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen470Ton 

Armament


1756Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1758 - 1760Capitaine , Compagnie des IndesMarc-Joseph Macé Marion du Fresne (1724-1772)BWAS-171429.2.1760 - 16.4.1761Capitaine , Compagnie des IndesPierre-Léon MaugueretBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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