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The French East India Company (1664-1794) Between 1720 and 1770, the Company gained a great prosperity and built more than 300 ships, a third of them being two-deck ships from 600 to 1500 ton. Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_East_India_Company La Paix, 1764 : http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections/objects/66472.html Le Boullongne 600-ton French fluyt, 1759 20 guns (6-pdrs) Source : http://gerard.delacroix.pagesperso-orange.fr/boullon/bou_2.htm Built in Lorient by G. Cambry on behalf of the French East India Company. Design (especially the interi
French Flute "Le Chameau" (Camel), 1717 Launched : 1717 Fate : 1725 (sank after being swept onto the rocks by a storm) Displacement : 540-650 tons Keel : 135 ft (41,1 m) Beam : 31 ft (9,4 m) Draught : 15 ft (4,6 m) Armament : 44 guns (twenty 12-pounder cannons (lower gun deck), two more in the stern and twenty-two 6-pounders (upper deck)) "Due to the threat of war (...) large flutes like the Chameau were fitted to carry extra artillery so they could travel the seas without naval escort. In fact, (she) often served as an escort for other vessels." Designed by french na
This is very needed since they are needed and alos they are so pretty a pretty war galleon would look proper nice on the battlefield and the fluyt as an merchant vessel, i do not have any suggestions but i have made this so i can see a few or more of both that you guys are suggesting. Any vessel that is in the time period of the game.
Zeehaen Fluyt The fluyt ZEEHAEN and the expedition of Abel Tasman in 1642 Abel Tasman (1603 - 1659) was the first European to discover New Zealand. He was born in the village of Lutjegast, in today's province of Groningen in the Netherlands. In 1633 Tasman signed up with the Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC) and left the Netherlands for Batavia. In August 1642 Tasman received instructions to find the mysterious and supposedly rich Southern Continent, which had been eluding and tempting explorers for centuries. Two ships were prepared for the voyage: the