Le Lis

5207
Lys
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1744BWAS-1714
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany ref:692
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
National RateCinquième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrégate Légère BWAS-1714
Captured12.1745BG
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Lys' (1745) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck105' 9"Imperial Feet32.0497 
Length of Keel82' 0"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen366 7794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

Armament


11.12.1745Broadside Weight UnknownBG
Gun Deck32 French Canons de Fer

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1744Ambroise Marie Bidaultref:692
1745 - 1745/12/18Richard Butlerref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1745250 ref:692
11.12.1745230 BG

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1744Corsaire CaptainNicolas Gaillard de la Courref:6921745Corsaire CaptainEtienne Croupier de Keraudran (1682-1753)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1744

Took 15 ships

Part of the Admiral of France : 39536 Livres Tournois

ref:692
1.2.1744Took the Merchant George (20) ref:1010
13.2.1744

Took the brigantin "Jolie Betty"

ref:1010
17.2.1744

Took the ships "Hermaphrodite" et "Antilope"

ref:1010
1745

Took 5 ships

Part of the Admiral of France : 16104 Livres Tournois

ref:692
12.1745Taken by Hampton Court (64) BG


Notes on Ship


Same ship ??ref:692

In 1744 , 260 French Tx

In 1745 , 300 French Tx


CaptureBG

Plymouth, Dec. 11 , 1745

Also this Evening arrived his Majesty's Ship the Hampton Court, who sailed from hence about 6 or 7 days ago to cruize in the Channel and brought in a French Privateer of St. Malo, called the Lys, of 32 Guns and 230 Men. 



 

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