Le Warwick

Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Warwick' (1733) (60)
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor Peirson Lock (d.1755)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck139'French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.1534 (148′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)


3.1756Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 British 6-Pounder

24.1.1761Broadside Weight UnknownBG
Gun Deck34 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1756400 NNF-1715

1 Ship Commander

1761 - 24.1.1761Capitaine de Brûlot Philibert Jean-Baptiste le Veyer de BelairBG

Service History

6.1757Took the Ship Anson (12) HLP
2.1758Refitted as a 42 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1760Refitted as a 34 gun Fifth Rate Ship of the Line

Depart from


Armed in Flute , commanded by M. le Veger de Belair, who has a King's Commission to rank as Captain of a Fireship, having on board 295 Men, 74 of which are a detachment of King's Troops from the Company of Besson, with two other Officers, and 4 Passengers , the Latter
were destined for Pondicherry. She was bound to the Isle of France and Bourbon, loaded with Provisions, Munition, and Stores .

24.1.1761Taken by Minerva (32) BG


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