Guirlande (22)

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Origin and History

This frigate was built by Pierre Salinoc at Brest in 1757.

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

  • in 1758: ???

The frigate was taken on June 29 1758 by the British Navy who did not acquired her.

Service during the War

On June 29 1758, while a British amphibious force conducted operations against the coasts of France, the frigate was chased and captured by two British vessels: the Renown (30) and Rochester (50).

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 22
Gundeck 18 x 6-pdrs
Quarterdeck and Forecastle 4 x 4-pdrs
Crew n/a
Length 105 feet (32 m)
Width 26 feet 8 in (8.15 m)
Depth 12 feet (3.66 m)
Displacement ???

References

Deschênes , Ronald; Frégates du Roy de 1682 à 1767, version 2, 2001

Wikipedia

  • List of French sail frigates

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