La Licorne

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1754NNF-1715
Acquired12.1755NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1756NNF-1715
Home PortAlexandria - Egypt NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassLicorne ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Jean GeoffroyNNF-1715
Constructor Jean GeoffroyNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured18.6.1778NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Licorne' (1778) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck120' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9841 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0688 (33′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen540Ton 

Armament


3.1756Broadside Weight = 112 French Livre (120.8704 lbs 54.824 kg)E-WIKI
Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17562377 officers, 230 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1758Capitaine de Frégate Dugué Lambert (d.1761)FWIKI1761 - 1762Lieutenant de Vaisseau Pierre-François Cornic (1731-1801)FWIKI1762Lieutenant de Vaisseau Armand-François Cillart de Surville (Seigneur de Suville et de Kerguezennec) (1730-1801)FWIKI28.3.1765 - 30.11.1765Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Claude Hocdenau (Comte de Breugnon) (1771-1792)ref:1275

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1756 - 1757Lieutenant de Vaisseau François-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action

 

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