Le Téméraire

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1748NNF-1715
Launched24.12.1749BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1750BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardToulon - Provence BWAS-1714
Ship ClassTéméraire ClassBWAS-1714
ConstructorFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured18.8.1759BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Temeraire' (1759) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck169' 2"Imperial Feet51.5119 
Length of Keel137'' 2 ⅜"Imperial Feet41.7671 
Breadth48' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet14.6495 
Depth in Hold20' 9 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Burthen1,685 8094Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck163' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.9424 (173′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,580Ton 

Armament


1750Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17506666 officers, 660 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de Vaisseau Beaumont-LemaîtreFWIKI1759 - 18.8.1759Capitaine de Vaisseau d'HervilleFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay

 

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