LeBoiteux Posted October 23, 2017 Share Posted October 23, 2017 (edited) La Perle (translation : The Pearl) French 4-pdr Corvette A very small (three-masted) ship sloop with a length = 76' (pieds du Roi) 1744 12 guns Drawings by C.-P. Caffiéri, SHM D1 68 Archives of the Port at Toulon (France), 1 L 442.I2. n° 1 Dimensions (pieds du Roi) : Length between perpendiculars : 76' Breadth overall to outside of frame : 20.8' Depth in hold from top of the keel to the line of the deck at the middle line : 9' Armament : historical : 12 x 3-pdr, then 12 x 4-pdr in-game suggestion : 12 x 4-pdr (broadside weight = 24 pdr) Built in Brest by J. Chapelle, under the orders of Blaise Ollivier. Sources : J. Boudriot, Historique de la Corvette, p. 19-21. https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_ship&id=15570 2 hours ago, Malachi said: La Perle was one of three corvettes - usually used as scouts ahead of the fleet - of the ill-fated d'Enville expedition in 1747, bound for Canada. Edited October 23, 2017 by LeBoiteux 5 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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