Le Citoyen

2039
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1761NNF-1715
Launched27.8.1764NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1764NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassActif ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1793NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck169' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.8936 (180′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.7396 (22′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


11.1768Broadside 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
11.17687216 officers, 715 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 1782Capitaine de Vaisseau Alexandre de Thy (Comte d'Ethy) (1729-1789)AdThy

Service History


DateEventSource
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
24.8.1781Took the Sloop Cormorant (14) off Charleston
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
9.4.1782Action off Dominique
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
AdThyOn-line Biography of Alexandre de Thy Web Site
 

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