Nominal Guns80NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'L'Orient' (1756) (80)
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Antoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715


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)


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

5.1759 - 12.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau Alain Nogérée de la Filière (1701-1772)FWIKI

1 Flag Officer

5.1759 - 12.1759Chef d'Escadre Joseph-Marie Budes de Guébriant (Seigneur de Guébriant) (1701-1760)FWIKI

2 Commissioned Officers

5.1759 - 1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau Charles de Turpin de Jouhé (Marquis de Turpin) (1726-1768)ref:6315.1759 - 1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau Jean-François du Cheyron du Pavillon (1730-1782)ref:631

1 Warrant Officer

11.1759 - 1759Enseigne de Vaisseau Thibaut-René de Kergariou-Locmaria (1739-1695)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer

5.1759 - 1759Garde de la Marine Pierre-René-Marie de Vaugiraud (Comte de Rosnay) (1741-1819)ref:631

Service History

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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