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L'Océan

1973
Nominal Guns80NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1753NNF-1715
Named2.7.1751FWAS1626
Launched20.6.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1757NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon NNF-1715
Designed by
Antoine GroignardFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1784
FWAS1626
Constructor
Joseph Véronique Charles ChapelleFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1716-1791
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action19.8.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck175' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.84 (186′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel154' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0192 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.5904 (51′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.4704 (24′ 6″ Imperial)
Burthen1,900Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck174' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.5152 (185′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel152' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.3727 (161′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.2268 (23′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Forward20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Displacement3,400Ton 
Burthen1,800Tonneaux 

Armament


8.1757Broadside Weight = 900 French Livre (971.28 lbs 440.55 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle6 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1752800 NNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 18.8.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
CarnéFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1759
FWIKI

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1757Chef d'Escadreref:6313.1759 - 18.8.1759Chef d'Escadreref:1365

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 18.8.1759Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:12751759 - 18.8.1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1741-1791
ref:673
1759 - 18.8.1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Pierre-Andre de SuffrenFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1780
ref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1758Enseigne de Vaisseau, Sous-Lieutenant d'Artillerie , no monthref:631

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1757Garde de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay

 

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