L'Amazone

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Nominal Guns42NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1706NNF-1715
Acquired16.4.1707NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1707NNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Blaise PangaloNNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie) NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1748NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck118'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3384 (125′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.2312 (33′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen450Ton 

Armament


10.1707Broadside Weight = 168 French Livre (181.3056 lbs 82.236 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck8 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.17072566 officers, 250 menNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1707 - 4.1708Lieutenant de Vaisseau Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI5.1716 - 10.1716Capitaine de Frégate Légère Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI1722 - 1723Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques Aymar (Comte de Roquefuille (de Roquefeuil)) (1665-1744)ref:673

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1722Lieutenant de Vaisseau Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy) (1666-1736)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
26.11.1707Took the Merchantman Sainte Marguerite ref:1010
1741Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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