Le Comte de Provence

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Nominal Guns68NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Acquired10.8.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1756NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassComte de Provence ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Broken Up1766NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck168' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.5664 (179′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel154' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0192 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)
Displacement2,760Ton 
Burthen1,490Ton 

Armament


11.1756Broadside Weight = 636 French Livre (686.3712 lbs 311.322 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1756525 NNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1757 - 1759Capitaine de VaisseauJean-Jacques de La ChaiseIORMAR

Service History


DateEventSource
8.3.1757Action of 8th March 1757
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry

 

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