Le Destin

2050
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1770NNF-1715
Launched21.10.1777NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1778NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Ship ClassCésar ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Antoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1715
Constructor La Frete BernardNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured29.8.1793NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck168'French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.5696 (179′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel151' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.048 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.0205 (45′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.7396 (22′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


6.1778Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.17787216 officers, 715 crewNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781Capitaine de Vaisseau François-Louis-Edme-Gabriel Maitz de Goimpy (Comte du Maitz de Goimpy)E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
8.1793Captured at ToulonNNF-1715
29.8.1793Siege of Toulon

 

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