Conquérant

15342
Nominal Guns70NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Second Rate ship of the line 'Le Conquérant' (1688) (84)
Keel Laid Down1707NNF-1715
Acquired2.1712NNF-1715
First Commissioned1712
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1743NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck148' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0704 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3168 (43′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,400Ton 

Armament


1712Broadside Weight = 612 French Livre (660.4704 lbs 299.574 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

1727Broadside Weight = 762 French Livre (822.3504 lbs 372.999 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17125099 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1733Chef d'escadre Charles-Hercule d'Albert (Chevalier de Luynes) (1674-1734)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.6.1733 - 21.3.1733/34Garde de la MarineAntoine de Marges de Saint-Victoret (1712-1788)ref:672

Service History


DateEventSource
1728Refitted as a 68 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:672Le Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques Web Site
 

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