Le Thésée

2164
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1757NNF-1715
Launched28.1.1759NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1759
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassDéfenseur Class
ConstructorPierre SalinocNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action20.11.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck164'French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.2689 (174′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel146'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4243 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth44'French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3183 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22'French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1727 (23′ 6″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


5.1759Broadside 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
5.17597406 officers, 734 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 20.11.1759Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Guy-François de Coëtnempren (Comte de Kersaint) (1703-1759)FWIKI

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1759 - 20.11.1759Garde de la MarineGuy-François de Coëtnempren (d.1759)FWIKI1759 - 20.11.1759Garde de la MarineJacques Guy-François de Coëtnempren (1744-1759)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
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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