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Le Solide

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1720NNF-1715
Launched14.11.1722NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1724NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor
Rene LevasseurFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1692
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold for Break Up1771NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck142'French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1229 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel126'French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.931 (134′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6732 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)

Armament


3.1724Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17243866 officers, 380 menNNF-1715

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1740 - 1741Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Louis de Grimaudet du MotheuxFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1762
ref:673
1.4.1741 - 1741Capitaine de Vaisseau, capitaine en second
Chevalier Pierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1764
ref:1403

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1744Garde de la Marine
Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1741-1791
ref:673
1744Garde de la Marine
Pierre-Andre de SuffrenFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1780
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon

 

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Posted by Tom Jensen on Friday 31st of May 2019 02:08

Burthen not correct

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