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L'Invincible

2092
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1741NNF-1715
Launched21.10.1744NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1745NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Designed by
Pierre MorineauFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre MorineauFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured3.5.1747NNF-1715
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Invincible' (1747) (74) 1747-1758
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


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)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


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 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1747 - 3.5.1747Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Jacques-François Grout (Seigneur de Saint-Georges)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1720-1747
FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1747 - 3.5.1747Capitaine en Second
Marc-Joseph Macé Marion du Fresne (Sieur du Fresne)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1735-1747
FWIKI

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 3.5.1747Ecrivain
Jean-Jacques Blaise d'AbbadieFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1743-1765
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Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre

 

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