Le Duc de Bourgogne

16341
Nominal Guns54NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down10.1751NNF-1715
Launched21.9.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1753NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Disarmed7.1761NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck146' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4232 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6852 (41′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5371 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Forward17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Aft19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc2,050Ton 
Burthen1,050Ton 

Armament


9.1753Broadside Weight = 132 French Livre (142.4544 lbs 64.614 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck4 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 French 12-Pounder

12.1756Broadside Weight = 156 French Livre (168.3552 lbs 76.362 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1753258 NNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1758 - 9.1758Capitaine de VaisseauJean-Baptiste d’Après de Mannevillette9.1758 - 1759Capitaine de VaisseauJoseph Bouvet

Service History


DateEventSource
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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