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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 Class (1744)NNF-1715
Designed by
Pierre Chaillé FilsFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre Chaillé FilsFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured21.9.1757BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Sixth Rate frigate 'Emerald' (1757) (28) 1757-1761
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate

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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1748Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier François de TrémignonFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1714-1764
ref:631
1752Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Alain-François Le Borgne de KerusoretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1764
ref:631
1756 - 1.8.1756Sous-Brigadier, Garde de Marine
Chevalier François Alexis PérierFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1734-1737
ref:673
1757 - 21.9.1757Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.3.1747 - 5.1747Garde de la Marine
Joseph Bernard de Chabert-CogolinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1792
Transfered
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre
1752

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

ref:631
1.8.1756

At Cap Français, Saint-Domingue ?

ref:673
21.9.1757Southampton vs L'Emeraude
21.9.1757Taken by
Southampton (32) 1757-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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