La Valeur

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Nominal Guns24NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1754NNF-1715
Acquired29.10.1754NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1755NNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor François-Guillaume Clairain Des Lauriers (1722-1780)NNF-1715
CategorySixth RateNNF-1715
National RateCinquième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured16.10.1760TRN3
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Valeur' (1759) (28)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck112'French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.3821 (119′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.9064 (32′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.3021 (10′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen400Ton 

Armament


5.1755Broadside Weight = 88 French Livre (94.9696 lbs 43.076 kg)W033
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17551605 offices, 155 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1756Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Charles Mac Carthy (1706-1765)ref:631

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1755 - 1756Garde de la Marine, for a campaign of 14 monthsChevalier Charles René Louis de Bernard de Marigny (1740-1816)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
18.10.1759Taken by Lively (20) in the Mediterranean
18.10.1760Action off Cuba

 

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