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Le Centaure

15961
Nominal Guns70NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down10.1750NNF-1715
Acquired7.9.1751NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1752NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassAchille Class (1744)NNF-1715
Constructor
Gilles CambryFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Wrecked1761NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck155' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.344 (165′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel137' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.502 (146′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6416 (44′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc2,400Ton 
Burthen1,300Ton 

Armament


2.1752Broadside Weight = 498 French Livre (537.4416 lbs 243.771 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.9.1751609Design ComplementNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1759Unknown
René-Louis de SurvilleFrench
Naval Sailor

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry

 

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