La Bellone

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1755NNF-1715
Acquired9.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1758NNF-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
Captured21.2.1759BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Repulse' (1759) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck121'French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.3021 (128′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel109'French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.4303 (116′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4342 (34′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9045 (16′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 

Armament


4.1758Broadside Weight = 120 French Livre (129.504 lbs 58.74 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck28 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
21.2.1759Vestal vs Bellone
21.2.1759Taken by Vestal (32) in the Soundings

 

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