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La Licorne

5095
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 Class (1754)NNF-1715
Designed by
Jean GeoffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Jean GeoffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured18.6.1778NNF-1715
Becomes

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

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1758Capitaine de Frégate
Dugué LambertFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1746-1761
FWIKI
1761 - 1762Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Pierre-François CornicFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1755-1796
FWIKI
1762Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI28.3.1765 - 30.11.1765Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre Claude Haudeneau (Comte de Breugnon)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1792
ref:1275
1766Capitaine de Vaisseau
François-Aymar de Monteil (Comte de Monteil)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1787
ref:631

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1756 - 1757Lieutenant de Vaisseau
François-Pierre Huon de KermadecFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1756
ref:673
1765Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Barthélémy de TrémignonFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1757-1763
ref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1762Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
aft.3.1756 - 1756Garde de la Marine
Nicolas Louis de Durfort (Baron de Durfort)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1791
ref:673
28.3.1765 - 30.11.1765Garde de la Marine
Chevalier Eléonor Jacques Marie Stanislas Périer de SalvertFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1762-1783
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action
1762

Campaign to Terre-Neuve .

ref:631
31.5.1765Blockade of the Pirates of Salé
25.6.1765Larache Expedition
1766

Campaign to Antilles

ref:631

 

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