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Le Superbe

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1735NNF-1715
Launched27.6.1738NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1740NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Laurent HelieFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
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

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.8.1756 - 1756Chef d'Escadre, date ? after promotion
Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1780
ref:673
16.1.1757 - 26.12.1757Capitaine de Vaisseauref:12751759 - 20.11.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-Pierre-René-Séraphin du Tertre de MontalaisFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1759
FWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1744 - 9.3.1744Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1681-1722
ref:673

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1757 - 1757Capitaine de Brûlot
François de Capellis (2nd Marquis de Capellis)French
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1756-1764
FWIKI
1759Capitaine de Vaisseau, at the Battle of Quiberon Bay
Chevalier Jean Joseph d'AnnevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1759
ref:631

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1757 - 26.12.1757Enseigne de Vaisseau
Charles-Louis Saulx de RosnevetFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1773
ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.2.1744-19.3.1744French Fleet 1744 for Landing in England
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1681-1722
 
 

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