Chariot Royal (30)

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Origin and History

The ship was built by Pierre Chaillé at Le Havre, starting in 1748, and launched on September 19 1749.

The ship does not seem to have been incorporated in the Brisish Navy after her capture in June 1756.

During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:

  • no information found yet

Service during the War

In June 1756, the ship was captured by two vessels of the British Navy while carrying stores to Louisbourg.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 30 (armed in flûte)
1st deck none
2nd deck 24 x 12-pdrs
Quarterdeck and Forecastle 6 x 6-pdrs
Crew 140 men
Length 149 ft 2 in (45.475 m)
Width 31 ft 11 in (9.74 m)
Depth 14 ft (4.28 m)
Displacement 1,000 tons

References

Clowes, Wm. Laird, The Royal Navy – A History from the Earliest Time to the Present, Vol. III, Sampson Low, Marston and Company, London: 1898, p. 293

Harrison, Simon and Manuel Blasco, 3 Decks