Le Rossignol

5550
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Nightingale' (1702) (24)
Captured25.8.1707BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
ConstructorRobert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Captured31.12.1707BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Fox' (1707) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel78' 9"Imperial Feet23.803 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold10' 8"Imperial Feet3.2512 
Burthen251 4094Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
31.12.1707Taken by Ludlow Castle (42)


Notes on Ship


Captainref:692

Maybe Chevalier de Fontette : Rossignol , 24 guns , 180 mens  , homeport Dunkirk ???



 

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