Le Saint Esprit

2142
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1724NNF-1715
Launched9.1.1725/26NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1728
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1761NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck154'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0212 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 1"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.5231 (21′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,400Ton 

Armament


4.1728Broadside Weight = 776 French Livre (837.4592 lbs 379.852 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.172856212 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1728Bombardment of Tripoli
11.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
26.7.1745Jersey v St Esprit


Sources


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

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