Le Bourbon

2029
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1719NNF-1715
Launched9.1720NNF-1715
First Commissioned1721NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassSceptre ClassNNF-1715
Constructor Laurent HelieNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered13.4.1741ref:631

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck152'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.3706 (161′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5264 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth42'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6687 (44′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8479 (22′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


1721Broadside Weight = 792 French Livre (854.7264 lbs 387.684 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17215566 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1740Capitaine de Vaisseau, campaign in the BalticChevalier Étienne de Périer de Salvert (1687-1766)ref:673

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1739 - 13.4.1741Lieutenant d'Artillerie de Marine Sébastien-François Bigot (Vicomte de Morogues) (1706-1781)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
1739

Campaign in Baltic .

ref:631
1740

Campaign in the Antilles where he was shipwrecked on April 13, 1741.

ref:631

 

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