Valeur

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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Sixth Rate frigate 'La Valeur' (1754) (24)
Captured18.10.1759BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.8.1759BWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor François-Guillaume Clairain Des Lauriers (1722-1780)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold26.1.1764BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel93' 4"Imperial Feet28.3803 
Breadth32' 6"Imperial Feet9.8298 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen524 3694Tons BM 

Armament


11.1759Broadside Weight = 105 Imperial Pound ( 47.6175 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1759200 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.8.1759 - 1.4.1761Captain Timothy Edwards (1731-1780) ADM 6/19/283
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 19.2.1760
ADM 6/19
1.4.1761 - 1.10.1763Captain Robert Alexander Lambert (1732-1801) ADM 6/19/556
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775)
Commission confirmed 16.12.1763
ref:559

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.8.1759 - 1.10.1763Lieutenant Richard Deacon (d.1780) ADM 6/19/542
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 3.10.1763
ref:559

Service History


DateEventSource
13.12.1759Purchased at GibraltarBWAS-1714
5.7.1760Took the Privateer L'Heureux Retour
26.1.1761Sold at Woolwich for £905BWAS-1714
6.4.1762Took the Privateer La Belle Etoile
28.9.1762Took the Privateer Le Saint Joseph
1.10.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
3.11.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.11.1763Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714

 

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