Comète (30)

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Origin and History

Commanded by M. de Ruis in 1755.

Service during the War

In 1755, this frigate took part to the expedition to reinforce Canada and more particularly Louisbourg.

In the Spring of 1758, the frigate was part of Beaussier's squadron which was left at Louisbourg for the defence of the place by du Chaffault when he sailed for Québec. On June 8, the frigate sailed for France to bring news of the British landing at La Cormorandière near Louisbourg.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 30
1st deck ?? x ??-pdrs
2nd deck ?? x ??-pdrs
Crew 220
Length ??? feet (??? m)
Width  ?? feet (??? m)
Depth  ?? feet (??? m)
Displacement ???? tons

References

Vial J. L., Nec Pluribus Impar

N.B.: the section Service during the War is derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.