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Le Foudroyant

1889
Nominal Guns110NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1723NNF-1715
Launched4.1724NNF-1715
First Commissioned1725NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1715
Designed by
Laurent HelieFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Laurent HelieFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1743NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck173' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.1904 (184′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel153'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.6959 (163′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth47'French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.2927 (50′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Displacement3,700Ton 
Burthen2,400Tons BM 

Armament


1725Broadside Weight = 1072 French Livre (1156.9024 lbs 524.744 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

1725Broadside Weight = 1252 French Livre (1351.1584 lbs 612.854 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck30 French 48-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1725Home: 1,150 Peacetime: 1,000 FWAS1626

Service History


DateEventSource
3.4.1742

Ordered to be broken up having never put to sea.

FWAS1626

 

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