La Valeur

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Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1704BWAS-1603
Acquired21.3.1704BWAS-1603
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrégate Légère BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Captured2.4.1705BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Valeur' (1705) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck100' 9"Imperial Feet30.7086 
Length of Keel81' 0"Imperial Feet24.6888 
Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Depth in Hold11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen321 6494Tons BM 

Armament


1705Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck26 French Canons de Fer

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705172 ref:692

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1704Capitaine de Frégate René Trouin (Sieur du Gué) (1673-1736)ref:6921705Corsaire CaptainNicolas Trouin (1682-1705)ref:6921705 - 2.4.1705Corsaire Captain de Saint Aubanref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1704

Took the ships"Heureuse" , "St Etienne" and "Tigre"

Homeport at

St Malo
ref:692
1705

With Captain Trouin , Homeport at

Brest
ref:692
2.4.1705Taken by Worcester (54) in the Channel


Notes on Ship


Captain ??ref:692

de Saint Auban , no description of the ship ??



 

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