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Le Sceptre

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1719NNF-1715
Launched7.1720NNF-1715
First Commissioned1721NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassSceptre Class (1720)NNF-1715
Constructor
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1745NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck152'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.3706 (161′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5264 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth42'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6687 (44′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8479 (22′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


1721Broadside Weight = 792 French Livre (854.7264 lbs 387.684 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17215566 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

 

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