L'Intrépide

1960
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1745NNF-1715
Launched24.3.1746/47NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1747
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassSceptre Class
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt7.1781NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck165'French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.5941 (175′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel157'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9969 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth43'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9935 (45′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


7.1747Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.17476066 Officers, 600 menNNF-1715

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1757Enseigne de VaisseauArmand-Guy-Simon de Coëtnempren (1742-1793)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre
21.10.1757Forrest's Action
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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