L'Actionnaire

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'L'Actionnaire' (1767) (20)
Purchased4.1770NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient-Caudan - Lorient NNF-1715
Ship ClassIndien ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Gilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured4.1782NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck155'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.3465 (165′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel146'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4243 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


4.1770Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.17705699 officers, 560 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1771Capitaine de Vaisseau François-Aymar de Monteil (Comte de Monteil) (1725-1787)ref:6311779 - 1780Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-François Gilart de LarchantelE-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1771

Campaign to the Ocean Indian

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27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
15.5.1780Action of March 15 1780
19.5.1780Action of March 19 1780

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 10th of June 2012 22:55

17 April 1780 at battle of Martinque

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