Le Northumberland

2113
Nominal Guns74W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down24.2.1779W033
Launched3.5.1780W033
First Commissioned7.1780W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardBrest - Brittany W033
Ship ClassAnnibal ClassW033
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)W033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Captured1.6.1794EWIKI
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Northumberland' (1794) (78)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck170' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.216 (181′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.2912 (46′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.9832 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


1780Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1781 - 19.2.1782Capitaine de Vaisseau Bon Chrétien de Briqueville (Marquis ) (1726-1803)ref:12751782 - 12.4.1782Capitaine de Vaisseau Saint Cézaire (d.1782)EWIKI1794 - 1.6.1794Capitaine de VaisseauJean Pierre Étienne (1754-1812)EWIKI

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1780 - 3.1782Volontaire de la MarineJean Marthe Adrien L'Hermitte (1766-1826)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
9.4.1782Action off Dominique
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
6.8.1782Took the  
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June

 

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