Le Brillant

16343
Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down4.1756NNF-1715
Acquired27.9.1757NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1758
ShipyardLorient NNF-1715
Ship ClassFortuné Class
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryMerchantmanNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Bought by the Navy11.1758NNF-1715
BecomesFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Brillant' (1758) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck156' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.6688 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148' 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 Hold19' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1953 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Displacement2,280Ton 
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


3.1758Broadside Weight = 492 French Livre (530.9664 lbs 240.834 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1758485 NNF-1715


Sources


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

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