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L'Orient

11096
Nominal Guns80NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
French Merchant east indiaman 'L'Orient' (1756) (80) 1756-1759
French 80 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman
Purchased5.1759NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Antoine GroignardFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1799
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Wrecked7.9.1782NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck174'French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.5167 (185′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel159'French Feet (Pied du Roi)51.6473 (169′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth44'French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3183 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,800Ton 

Armament


5.1759Broadside Weight = 900 French Livre (971.28 lbs 440.55 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.175986614 officers, 852 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
5.1759 - 12.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
Alain Nogérée de la FilièreFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1759
FWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1759 - 12.1759Chef d'EscadreFWIKI

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1759 - 1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Charles de Turpin de Jouhé (Marquis de Turpin)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1764
ref:631
5.1759 - 1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Jean-François du Cheyron du PavillonFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1756
ref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1759 - 1759Enseigne de VaisseauFWIKI

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1759 - 1759Garde de la Marine
Pierre-René-Marie de Vaugiraud (Comte de Rosnay)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1755-1809
ref:631
5.1759 - 1759Garde de la Marine
Chevalier Henri Pantaléon de Mac NemaraFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1790
ref:673
5.1759 - 1759Garde de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
1778Refitted as a 74 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
7.9.1782Wrecked at TrincomaleeNNF-1715

 

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