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

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.3.1773 - 12.9.1774Enseigne de VaisseauJean-Baptiste Carey d’Asnières (d.1779)ref:1275

1 Crewman


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

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1778Took the Privateer Morning Star (6)
31.1.1779Apollo vs Oiseau

 

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