Le Dauphin Royal

Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1737NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1740NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up9.1783NNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck153' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.6985 (163′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel137'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.5027 (146′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth42'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6687 (44′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)


10.1740Broadside 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
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.17405566 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders

1742Capitaine de Vaisseau Antoine-Alexis Périer (Comte de Salvert) (1691-1757)FWIKI1757 - 12.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau André d’Urtubie (Chevalier d’Urtubie Fagosse) (1708-1767)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer

1755 - 5.1756Enseigne de Vaisseau François-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)ref:673


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for Louisbourg  

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