Marseillais -> 1794 Vengeur du Peuple

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1763NNF-1715
Launched16.7.1766NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1767
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action1.6.1794NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck168'French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.5696 (179′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel146' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4243 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.0205 (45′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8479 (22′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,550Ton 

Armament


11.1767Broadside 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
11.17677216 officers, 715 crewNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781Capitaine de Vaisseau Henri-César Masjastre (Marquis de Castellane Masjastre)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
2.1794Renamed Vengeur du PeupleNNF-1715
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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