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 Line NNF-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

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756Chef d'Escadre Jean-François de Bertet de Sabran (Comte de la Clue) (1696-1764)ref:631

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1756Garde de la Marine, Sous-Lieutenant d'Artillerie , no month Henri-César de Castellane Masjastres (Marquis de Majastre dit "Castellane-Majastre") (1733-1789)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca

 

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