Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Duc de Chartres' (1745) (32)
First Commissioned6.5.1746BWAS-1714
ShipyardGranville - Normandy BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up20.2.1749/50BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck104' 7"Imperial Feet31.7437 
Length of Keel82' 0"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold6' 10"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen354 2694Imperial Feet0.007 


5.1746Broadside Weight = 93 Imperial Pound ( 42.1755 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

4 Commanding Officers

6.5.1746 - 22.1.1746/47CaptainJulian Legge (d.1762) ADM 6/17/101BWAS-171424.1.1746/47 - 3.5.1748CaptainGeorge Mackenzie (d.1780) ADM 6/17/193BWAS-17143.5.1748 - 21.5.1748CaptainCharles Balfour (c.1714-c.1750) ADM 3/17/350ADM 6/1721.5.1748 - 14.11.1748CaptainMark Milbanke (1724-1805) ADM 3/17/358BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

2.9.1747 - 22.4.1748LieutenantJohn Faulknor (d.c.1749) ADM 6/17/264ADM 6/17

Service History

29.4.1746Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £1939.17.10dBWAS-1714
5.1746Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.1746Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2803.14.5dBWAS-1714
14.8.1746Took the Privateer Le Français (22) off the Lizard bearing N by W 11 leagues and carried to PlymouthBG
14.11.1748Paid offADM 51
10.1749Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
20.2.1749/50Break up completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


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