Robuste

2137
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1757NNF-1715
Launched2.9.1758NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1759
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient NNF-1715
ConstructorAntoine GroignardNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1784NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck175'French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.8418 (186′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3183 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,600Ton 

Armament


4.1759Broadside 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
4.17597216 officers, 715 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1759Capitaine de VaisseauFragnier de VienneFWIKI10.1.1761 - 1761Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles-Henri-Louis d'Arsac (Chevalier de Ternay) (1722/23-1780)FWIKI1777 - 1778Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jean Guillaume Toussaint Picquet (Comte de la Motte) (1720-1791)EWIKI1.1778 - 2.1781Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier François-Joseph Paul de Grasse (Comte de Grasse) (1722-1788)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 10th of June 2012 22:51

17 Apr 1780 Robuste 74 flag to R-Ad De Grasse at Battle of Martinique

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