Le Prudent

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1751NNF-1715
Launched28.7.1753E-WIKI
First Commissioned10.1754NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Ship ClassFlorissant ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorPierre MorineauNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action26.7.1758ref:1275

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

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.2.1758 - 26.7.1758Lieutenant de Vaisseau Jean-François d'Arros (Baron d'Argelos) (1726-1791)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
11.3.1756Capture of the Warwick
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg

 

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