Nominal Guns74NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1741BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.1745NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Designed by Pierre MorineauNNF-1715
Constructor Pierre MorineauBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateNNF-1774
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Invincible' (1747) (74)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck171' 3"Imperial Feet52.1219 
Length of Keel139' 0 ½"Imperial Feet42.3799 
Breadth49' 3"Imperial Feet14.9437 
Depth in Hold21' 3"Imperial Feet6.477 
Burthen1,793 8594Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck162'French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.6185 (172′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel150' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.7232 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3047 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.9291 (22′ 8″ Imperial)


1.1745Broadside 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
1.17457066 Officers, 700 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer

27.3.1747 - 3.5.1747Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jacques-François Grout (Seigneur de Saint-Georges) (1704-1763)FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer

27.3.1747 - 3.5.1747Capitaine en second Marc-Joseph Macé Marion du Fresne (Sieur du Fresne) (1724-1772)FWIKI

Service History

3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre


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