L'Océan

1973
Nominal Guns80NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1753NNF-1715
Launched20.6.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1757NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed byFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action18.8.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck175'French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.8418 (186′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel154'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0212 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth48'French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.6175 (51′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23'French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.4975 (24′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,900Ton 

Armament


8.1757Broadside Weight = 900 French Livre (971.28 lbs 440.55 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1752800 NNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 18.8.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau CarnéFWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1759 - 1759Chef d'escadre Jean-François de Bertet de Sabran (Comte de la Clue) (1696-1764)ref:1365

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 18.8.1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau Alexandre-Bache-Elzéar d'Arbaud de Jouques (Comte de Jouques) (1720-1793)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay

 

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