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La Couronne

2044
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1748NNF-1715
Launched1749NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up to Rebuild1766NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck167'French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.2444 (177′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel153' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.6975 (163′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth44'French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3183 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.2403 (23′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen1,360Ton 

Armament


1749Broadside 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
17496866 Officers, 680 menNNF-1715

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1750Chef d'Escadre
Jean Baptiste de Mac Nemara (Baron du Mung)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1756
ref:673
1756Chef d'Escadreref:631

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1758Lieutenant de Vaisseau, second ship of the year , no monthref:6311762Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1750Enseigne de Vaisseau
Charles Jean d'Hector (Comte d'Hector)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1792
ref:673

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1750 - 1750Garde de la Marine
François-Gaston de CoursFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1775
ref:673
1756Garde de la Marine, Sous-Lieutenant d'Artillerie , no monthref:6316.1763 - 8.1763Garde de la Marine
François Jacques de HillerinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1777
ref:673

2 Supernumeraries


DatesRankNameSource
1756Ecrivain
Jacques Maillart de MesleFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1755-1778
ref:673
1756Ecrivain
Etienne de BarryFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1746-1790
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1750

Campaign in the Mediterranean .

ref:673
1750

Flag-ship of the first Squadron of Evolutions .

ref:673
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca

 

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