L'Emeraude

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Nominal Guns28NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1744NNF-1715
Launched10.6.1744NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1744NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Ship ClassEmeraude ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Pierre Chaillé FilsNNF-1715
Constructor Pierre Chaillé FilsNNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured21.9.1757BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Emerald' (1757) (28)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck118'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3384 (125′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel87'French Feet (Pied du Roi)28.2847 (92′ 9″ 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)
Burthen480Ton 

Armament


8.1744Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.17442288 officers, 220 menNNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.3.1747 - 5.1747Garde de la Marine Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (1724-1805) TransferedFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre
1752

Go in post to Saint-Domingue : hydrographic operations on the island.

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21.9.1757Southampton vs L'Emeraude
21.9.1757Taken by Southampton (32)

 

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