Le Superbe

2157
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1735NNF-1715
Launched27.6.1738NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1740
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
ConstructorLaurent HelieNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action20.11.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck152' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.3727 (161′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel133'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.2009 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.7499 (45′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8479 (22′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


5.1740Broadside Weight = 792 French Livre (854.7264 lbs 387.684 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17405566 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 20.11.1759Capitaine de VaisseauJean-Pierre-René-Séraphin du Tertre de Montalais (d.1759)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay


Sources


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

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