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 Lauriers (1722-1780)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured31.1.1779NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Oiseau' (1779) (32)

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 Rosnevet (1734-1776)ref:12751778Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Thibaut-René de Kergariou-Locmaria (Comte de Kergariou-Locmaria) (1739-1795)FWIKI

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1773 - 1774Enseigne de Vaisseau, under Kersaint Henry de Paschal de Rochegude (Marquis de Rochegude) (1741-1834)ref:67316.3.1773 - 12.9.1774Enseigne de Vaisseau Jean-Baptiste Carey d’Asnières (d.1779)ref:12751776Enseigne de Vaisseau Henry de Paschal de Rochegude (Marquis de Rochegude) (1741-1834)ref:673

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1777 - 1778Volontaire de la Marine Julien Marie Cosmao-Kerjulien (1761-1825)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1776

Evolution campaign of 1776 .

ref:673
6.1778Took the Privateer Morning Star (6)
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) (1734-1797) 
 

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