Recent updates


Recent Comments

Sceptre Class

NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns74
Approved1747
Designer 
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew606
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 838.00 French Livre (904.37 lbs 410.20 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 x French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 x French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 x French 8-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     165' 0"157' 0"43' 0"20' 6"1,500
Le Sceptre (74) 1747-1781
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
UnknownBrest - Brittany 17473.1781Last known165'157'43'20' 6"1,500'
Le Monarque (74) 1747-1747
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
UnknownBrest - Brittany 3.174714.10.1747Captured174' 10"149' 10"47' 2 ½"20' 1 ½"1,776 1794
L'Intrépide (74) 1747-1781
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
UnknownBrest - Brittany 24.3.1746/477.1781Burnt165'157'43'20' 6"1,500


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 15th of May 2021 23:39Hilmi
Turkish Third Rate ship of the line 'Mansuriye' (1772) (62) 1772-1790
Turkish 62 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Saturday 15th of May 2021 22:21Hilmi
Turkish Third Rate ship of the line 'Mansuriye' (1772) (62) 1772-1790
Turkish 62 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Saturday 15th of May 2021 16:16Steve lockhart
French gabarre 'Le Compas' (1775) (16) 1775-1779
French 16 Gun
Unrated Gabarre
Friday 14th of May 2021 15:58Peter David Evans
James JanewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1717-1730
Friday 14th of May 2021 12:45Cor Doevendans
Jacob Jansz. PieteysDutch
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1665