Lion Class

NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns64
Approved1749/01/26
DesignerPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew572
Ships in Class4

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 510.00 French Livre (550.39 lbs 249.65 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck26 x French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 x French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 x French 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     151' 0134' 0"40' 6"19' 6"1,100
Lion (64) 26.1.1749Toulon Dockyard 22.5.17518.1785Sold151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150
Le Sage (64) 26.1.1749Toulon Dockyard 29.12.17515.1768Broken Up151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150
Fantasque (64) UnknownToulon Dockyard 10.5.175811.1784Hulked151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150
L'Altier (64) UnknownToulon Dockyard 23.3.17601772Sold151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook

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