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Le Monarque

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1745BWAS-1714
Launched3.1747NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1747NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassSceptre ClassNNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1713
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured14.10.1747NNF-1715
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Monarch' (1747) (74) 1747-1760
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck174' 10"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel149' 10"Imperial Feet45.4152 
Breadth47' 2 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold20' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Burthen1,776 1794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck165'French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.5941 (175′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel157'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9969 (167′ 3″ 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)
Burthen1,500'Ton 

Armament


7.1747Broadside Weight = 822 French Livre (887.1024 lbs 402.369 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.17476066 Officers, 600 menNNF-1715

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 14.10.1747Enseigne de Vaisseau
Pierre-Andre de SuffrenFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1780
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Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre

 

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