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 - Toulon 22.5.17518.1785Sold151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150
Le Sage (64) 26.1.1749Toulon Dockyard - Toulon 29.12.17515.1768Broken Up151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150
Fantasque (64) UnknownToulon Dockyard - Toulon 10.5.175811.1784Hulked151'134'40' 6"19' 6"1,150
L'Altier (64) UnknownToulon Dockyard - Toulon 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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