La Victoire

2176
Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1768NNF-1715
Launched4.10.1770NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1771
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient NNF-1715
Designed byAntoine GroignardW033
ConstructorLa Frete BernardNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1793NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck170'French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.216 (181′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel160'French Feet (Pied du Roi)51.968 (170′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.0205 (45′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 5"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.9561 (22′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


1.1771Broadside 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
1.17717216 officers, 715 crewNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 1781Capitaine de VaisseauJoseph François Auguste Jules d'Albert de Saint-Hippolyte (1726-1799)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
W033 Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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