Le Sceptre

1983
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1745NNF-1715
Launched1747NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassSceptre ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Last known3.1781NNF-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)
Burthen1,500'Ton 

Armament


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
1747606Design ComplementNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de Vaisseau ClavelE-WIKI15.5.1764 - 23.5.1765Capitaine de VaisseauPaul Osée Bidé de Chézac (1707-1764)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action

 

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