Le Juste

Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1724NNF-1715
First Commissioned1726NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Ship ClassSaint Philippe ClassNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action20.11.1759NNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck152' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.3717 (161′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.0025 (45′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8769 (19′ 3″ Imperial)


1726Broadside Weight = 792 French Livre (854.7264 lbs 387.684 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1752Broadside Weight = 628 French Livre (677.7376 lbs 307.406 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
17265577 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders

11.2.1744 - 18.11.1744Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI12.3.1746 - 31.12.1746Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Roland-Michel Barrin (3rd Marquis de La Galissonière) (1693-1756)ref:12751759 - 20.11.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis François Marie Aleno de Saint-Aloüarn (Seigneur de Saint-Aloüarn) (1738-1772)FWIKI

2 Commissioned Officers

1759 - 20.11.1759Capitaine en Second René Louis Alleno de Saint-Aloüarn (Chevalier de Rosmadec) (1715-1759)FWIKI1759 - 20.11.1759Lieutenant de Vaisseau Louis François Joseph de Trémignon (1730-1759)ref:631

1 Warrant Officer

1759 - 20.11.1759Enseigne de Vaisseau René de Bonnefoy de Bretauville (Baron de Bonnefoy) (d.1759)ref:631

1 Crewman

1744Volontaire de la Marine François-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)ref:673

Service History

1752Refitted as a 70 gun First Rate Ship of the Line
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay


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