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La Résolue

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Nominal Guns32NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1777NNF-1715
Launched16.3.1778NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassIphigenie Class (1777)NNF-1715
Designed by
Leon-Michel GuignaceFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1777
NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1715
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigateNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured13.10.1798NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Laden Draught Aft16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Laden Draught Forward15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,150Ton 
Burthen620Ton 

Armament


16.3.1778Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
176061Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1779Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Henri Jean Baptiste de Pontevès-GienFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1784
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1793 - 1.1794Capitaine de Vaisseau
Joseph Marie NiellyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1794
E-WIKI
1794 - 3.4.1794Capitaine de Vaisseau
P. VilléonFrench
Naval Sailor
TRN4

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1778 - 1778Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1779

In Vaudreuil Squadron , attacking St-Louis in Senegal .

Seizes a dozen English Vessels (Gambia , Sierra Leone).

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11.1791Phoenix vs Resolue
23.4.1794Action of 1794-04-23
12.10.1798Battle of Tory Island
13.10.1798Taken by
Melampus (36) 1785-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate


 

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