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Le Protecteur

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1757NNF-1715
Launched21.5.1760NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1762NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Ship ClassSouverain Class (1757)NNF-1715
Constructor
Noel PometFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Last known1790NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck164' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.2672 (174′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.0205 (45′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.9832 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,536Ton 

Armament


4.1762Broadside 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
4.17627216 officers, 715 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1781Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1762Chef d'Escadre
Maximin de Bompar (Marquis de Bompard)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1713-1773
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1766Garde de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1762

Flag-ship of a squadron of 9 ships and 2 frigates with mission to escort merchant ships in the Mediterranean .

ref:673
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
1.1789Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship

 

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