Le Duc d'Orléans

21198
Nominal Guns46NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down4.1737NNF-1715
Launched24.10.1737NNF-1715
First Commissioned1738NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Wrecked10.1746NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck124' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.2752 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0528 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7996 (35′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2404 (13′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


1738Broadside Weight = 84 French Livre (90.6528 lbs 41.118 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck4 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

1746Broadside Weight = 180 French Livre (194.256 lbs 88.11 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1746260 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
25.6.17461st Battle of Negapatam
10.1746Wrecked off Madras with 8 survivorsNNF-1715


Sources


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

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