Le Philibert

15755
Nominal Guns40NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Ordered1770NNF-1715
Keel Laid Down3.1741NNF-1715
Acquired7.10.1741NNF-1715
First Commissioned1742
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassBaleine Class
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Given Away1770BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5831 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel112' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.3776 (119′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5607 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,250Ton 
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


1742Broadside Weight = 164.5 French Livre (177.5284 lbs 80.5228 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck8 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 4-Pounder
Gun Deck2 Pierrier

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
174214110 officers, 131 menNNF-1715
3.1746/47219 NNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 14.5.1747UnknownJacques Lars de Lescouet

Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre
3.5.1747Taken by Falkland (50)
11.1748Re-purchased/ransomed by two negotiators at PortsmouthNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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