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HMXMU Duchesse (1742)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 6 months ago

Duchesse, 3 Guns


Nationality French fs_fr.gif
Operated by Marine Nationale
Laid Down 1740/04/00 NNF-1715
Launched 1742/00/00 NNF-1715
Shipyard Marseille NNF-1715
Design Class Ferme Class (1723)
Designer Jean-Baptiste Chabert NNF-1715
Constructor Pierre Chabert NNF-1715
Rate Unrated
Type Galley
Out Service 1814 NNF-1715
Fate Broken Up NNF-1715


NNF-1715   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 145' 0" French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Length of Keel 121' 0" French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Breadth 18' 8" French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Depth in Hold 7' 8" French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Displacement c300 Ton
Burthen 185 Ton
Calculated Burthen 27134/94 Tons BM  


1742 NNF-1715 Broadside Weight = 36
Bow Chaser 1 French 36-Pounder
Bow Chaser 2 French 18-Pounder


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1742 420 4 officers, 156 crew & 260 rowers NNF-1715


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
No Commander Details Available


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1749 Used as a tug at Toulon NNF-1715
1778 Prison hulk at Toulon NNF-1715
1778 Re-classified as a Unrated Prison hulk of 0 guns  
1792/10 Renamed Patience NNF-1715


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des navires français de 1715 à 1774 Alain Demerliac

Last Updated :2010/05/03 at 10:31:39 by Cy

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