Le Languedoc -> 1794 Antifédéraliste -> 1795 Victoire

Nominal Guns80NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1762NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1767
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Coulomb (1704-1728)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1799NNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck188'French Feet (Pied du Roi)61.0649 (200′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel168'French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.5696 (179′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.6107 (51′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.4884 (24′ 6″ Imperial)


11.1767Broadside Weight = 1032 French Livre (1113.7344 lbs 505.164 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

1778Broadside Weight = 1052 French Livre (1135.3184 lbs 514.954 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle26 French 8-Pounder

1783Broadside Weight = 1036 French Livre (1118.0512 lbs 507.122 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder
Upper Deck Bow Chaser32 French 24-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
11.17679099 officers, 900 menNNF-1715
13.4.1778875 ExDE

3 Commanding Officers

1781Capitaine de Vaisseau Hervé Louis Joseph Marie Duplessis-Parscau (Comte Duplessis-Parscau)EWIKI1781 - 1783Capitaine de Vaisseau ArgelosEWIKI1795Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Daniel Savary (1742/43-1808)EWIKI

21 Warrant Officers

1778 - 1779GabierJean Pibouinref:13131778 - 1779TimonierJean André Azibertref:13131778 - 1779TimonierSimon Monevauref:13131778 - 1779GabierJean Baptiste Férardref:13131778 - 1779TimonierJacques Terreneuveref:13131778 - 1779TimonierRené Duvinçauref:13131778 - 1779GabierPierre Blancref:13131778 - 1779TimonierPierre Jacques Laumosneref:13131778 - 1779TimonierNicolas Roquerref:13131778 - 1779GabierVincent Claude Dardelref:13131778 - 1779GabierJacque Réauref:13131778 - 1779TimonierJean Baptiste François Jouyref:13131778 - 1779GabierJean André Ferratref:13131778 - 1779GabierJacques Noel Bithalieref:13131778 - 1779TimonierFrançois Etienne Arnaudref:13131778 - 1779GabierMichel Moutonref:13131778 - 1779Maître VoilierJoseph Favetteref:13131778 - 1779GabierAudrien Pierre Bouleyref:13131778 - 1779TimonierPierre Couletref:13131778 - 1779GabierFrançois Berthelotref:13131778 - 1779TimonierJean Thomas Augustin Aubertref:1313

3 Petty Officers

1778 - 1779Aide-VoilierPierre Guillaume Pourquierref:13131778 - 1779Deuxième VoilierAntoine Augustin Julienref:13131778 - 12.9.1779Aide-VoilierJean Baptiste Méric (d.1779)ref:1313

40 Crewmen

1778 - 7.3.1778MatelotLouis Aillaud (d.1778)ref:13131778 - 1779MatelotGuillaume Hipolite Sauvageref:13131778 - 1779MatelotToussaint Tortelref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean Baptiste Costeref:13131778 - 1779MatelotPierre Mayeuxref:13131778 - 1779MatelotAdrien Cayeuxref:13131778 - 1779MatelotLouis Pascalref:13131778 - 1779MatelotLouis Alexandre Eustache Flavignèsref:13131778 - 1779Deuxième BoulangerJean Baptiste Bourbonref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJoseph Maurinref:13131778 - 1779MatelotCharles François Doguincourtref:13131778 - 1779MatelotDavid Tambonref:13131778 - 1779MatelotAntoine Mattouref:13131778 - 1779MatelotGuillaume Luquoniderref:13131778 - 1779Deuxième BoulangerJean Pierre Bouchardref:13131778 - 1779MatelotAndré Barbarouxref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean François Paul Barbarouxref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJacques Courrenref:13131778 - 1779MatelotAugustin Curetref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJacques La Porgeréref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean Toussaint Cambaudref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean Louis Sauvaireref:13131778 - 1779CalfatAntoine Tortelref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJacques Joannisref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean Antoine Turinref:13131778 - 1779MatelotFrançois Le Flochref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean Maudetref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJoseph Davidref:13131778 - 1779CalfatJean Joseph Laureref:13131778 - 1779MatelotLouis Mathieu Mouttonref:13131778 - 1779MatelotAntoine Pourquierref:13131778 - 1779MatelotPierre Nicolas Archardref:13131778 - 1779MatelotNicholas Davidref:13131778 - 1779MatelotPierre Pageref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJacques Guibaudref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJean André Mouttonref:13131778 - 1779MatelotAndré Gautierref:13131778 - 1779MatelotJoseph Ventreref:13131778 - 1779MatelotPierre Douaronref:13131778 - 1779MatelotClaude Camoinref:1313

Service History

1778Refitted as a 90 gun Second Rate Ship FWAS1786
13.4.1778Sailed for North AmericaEWIKI
5.7.1778Arrived in new YorkEWIKI
9.7.1778Took the Unrated Cutter York (10) Little Egg Bay, Delaware
13.8.1778Renown vs Languedoc
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
4.1779Conquest of GrenadaEWIKI
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
1783Refitted as a 86 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line FWAS1786
29.8.1793Seige of Toulon
21.4.1794Renamed AntifédéralisteFWAS1786
8.3.1795Renamed VictoireFWAS1786
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
2.1798Condemned at BrestNNF-1715


NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
ExDEExpedition of D'Estaing: 1778-1779 Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1313Combattants francais de la guerre americaine 1778-1783 Book
ref:1318Le Languedoc (1761-1798) Histoire d'un Vaisseau de Ligne de la fin du XVIIIème Siècle Web Site

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