Le Prudent

2129
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1751NNF-1715
Launched28.7.1753EWIKI
First Commissioned10.1754
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardRochefort NNF-1715
Ship ClassFlorissant Class
ConstructorPierre MorineauNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action7.1758NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck166'French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.9193 (176′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth45'French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.6431 (48′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1862 (23′ 6″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


10.1754Broadside 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
10.17546566 officers, 650 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de VaisseauCharles-Alexandre Morell d'Aubigny (1699-1781)ref:807

Service History


DateEventSource
11.3.1756Capture of the Warwick
6.1758The Seige of Louisburg


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:807La Gazette de France Digital Book
 

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