L'Alexandre

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1770NNF-1715
Launched14.2.1771NNF-1715
First Commissioned9.1771NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1715
Ship ClassArtesien ClassFWAS1786
Designed by Joseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt2.1779NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck154'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0212 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel141'French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.7975 (150′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


9.1771Broadside 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
9.17715699 officers, 560 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1778 - 1779Capitaine de Vaisseau Barthélémy de Trémignon (1732-1781)ref:6311779Capitaine de Vaisseau Antoine de Beaumont (Vicomte de Beaumont) (1733-1805)ref:631

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.4.1780 - 25.3.1781Lieutenant de Vaisseau Gilbert Pierre Alexandre Chavagnac (Comte de Chavagnac) (1745-1819)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant

 

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