L'Océan

1973
Nominal Guns80NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1753NNF-1715
Launched20.6.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned8.1757
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon 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
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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

Service History


DateEventSource
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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