Recent updates


Recent Comments

 

La Bellone

6158
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 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
Captured21.2.1759NNF-1715
Becomes

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) 1757-1775
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Soundings


 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 27th of January 2022 10:19Hilmi
Thursday 27th of January 2022 10:19Hilmi
Wednesday 26th of January 2022 15:35Robert Pennyfather
British gun-brig 'Maria' (1807) (14) 1807-1808
British 14 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
Wednesday 26th of January 2022 12:10Robert Sharp
Morecroft KirkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806
Wednesday 26th of January 2022 09:28Angela Thomas
William Beaumaris RushBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1783