Le Terrible

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Nominal Guns78NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1736BWAS-1714
Launched19.12.1739BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1740NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed by François Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)BWAS-1714
Constructor François Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured14.10.1747NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Terrible' (1747) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck164' 3"Imperial Feet49.9884 
Length of Keel133' 11"Imperial Feet40.5392 
Breadth47' 3"Imperial Feet14.3365 
Depth in Hold20' 7 ½"Imperial Feet6.1087 
Burthen1,590 2894Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck156'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.6717 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel131'French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.5497 (139′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3183 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8479 (22′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


1740Broadside Weight = 846 French Livre (913.0032 lbs 414.117 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17405566 Officers, 550 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1746Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Hubert de Brienne (Comte de Conflans) (1690-1777)TRN3

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1744Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales Claude Élisée de Court de La Bruyère (1666-1752)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
3.8.1746Action of August 3 1746
10.8.1746Action of 10th Aug. 1746
18.10.1746Took the Ship of the Line Severn (50) in the Channel
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre

 

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