L'Actif

2183
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1750NNF-1715
Launched15.12.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1754
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassIllustre Class
ConstructorPierre SalinocNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up3.1767NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel131' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.554 (139′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.2085 (43′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6043 (21′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


1752Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17545088 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1758 - 1759Capitaine de VaisseauFroger de L'Éguille

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1758 - 8.1761Enseigne de Vaisseau, for campaign of 40 months , return on the ZodiaqueCharles de Bernard de Marigny (1740-1816)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1755/041755Fleet for QuebecChevalier Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideuc (Comte Dubois de la Motte) (1683-1764)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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