Duc de la Vaugignon

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer sloop 'Le Duc de la Vauguyon' (1779) (14)
Captured1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy NNF-1774
ConstructorAndre-François Normand (1726-1812)NNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter
Foundered12.1779BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck68' 1"Imperial Feet20.7296 
Length of Keel51' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet15.5639 
Breadth24' 5"Imperial Feet7.347 
Depth in Hold9' 7"Imperial Feet2.921 
Burthen164 3094Tons BM 

Armament


29.10.1779Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.177960 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1779 - 15.12.1779LieutenantCharles Jordan (d.1779)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
2.9.1779Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
2.11.1779Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1562.15.6dBWAS-1714
15.12.1779Lost, presumed foundered in a storm in the north SeaBWAS-1714


Sources


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

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