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L'Oiseau

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1767NNF-1715
Acquired11.1.1769NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1770NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor
François-Guillaume Clairain des LauriersFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1738-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured31.1.1779NNF-1715
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck146' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4226 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.0688 (33′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen485Ton 

Armament


11.1770Broadside Weight = 116 French Livre (125.1872 lbs 56.782 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.17702077 officers, 200 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.3.1773 - 1775Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Charles-Louis Saulx de RosnevetFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1773
ref:1275
1778Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1773 - 1774Enseigne de Vaisseau, under Kersaintref:67316.3.1773 - 12.9.1774Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste Carey d’AsnièresFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1774
ref:1275
1776Enseigne de Vaisseauref:673

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1777 - 1778Volontaire de la Marine
Julien Marie Cosmao-KerjulienFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1815
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1776

Evolution campaign of 1776 .

ref:673
6.1778Took the Privateer
Morning Star (6) 1778-1778
British 6 Gun
Privateer

31.1.1779Apollo vs Oiseau


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
26.3.1773-12.9.1774Second voyage of Kerguelen
Yves Joseph Marie de Kerguelen (Seigneur de Trémarec et du Carpont)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Marine
Service 1750-1795
 
 

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