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Le Glorieux

2074
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1753NNF-1715
Launched10.8.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1756NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor
François-Guillaume Clairain des LauriersFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1738-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured12.4.1782NNF-1715
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck164'French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.2689 (174′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth43'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9935 (45′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6855 (21′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


11.1756Broadside 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
11.17567406 officers, 734 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
René Villars de la Brosse-RaquinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1756
FWIKI
1781Capitaine de Vaisseau
d'Escards (Vicomte )French
Naval Sailor
BNF2

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1759Capitaine en Secondref:6731781Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Robert Sutton de Clonard (Chevalier de Clonard)French
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1779-1787
ref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1759 - 1759Sous-Lieutenant d'Artillerie de Marine
François-Gaston de CoursFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1775
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
4.6.1781Took the Cutter
Fly (8) 1780-1781
British 8 Gun
Unrated Cutter
off Grenada

25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
9.4.1782Action off Dominique
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes

 

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