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Le Héros

2081
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1750NNF-1715
Launched1.9.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned10.1752NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassPalmier Class (1752)NNF-1715
Constructor
Joseph Véronique Charles ChapelleFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1716-1791
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action20.11.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck163' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.9458 (173′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel144' 5"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7743 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth43'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9935 (45′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


10.1752Broadside 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
10.17526566 officers, 650 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6731759 - 20.11.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
de SansayFrench
Naval Sailor
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay

 

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