L'Artesien

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1764NNF-1715
Launched7.3.1765NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1765NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1715
Ship ClassArtesien ClassNNF-1715
Designed byJoseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Hulked1786NNF-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


5.1765Broadside 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
5.17655699 officers, 560 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1778 - 1780Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles Sochet (Seigneur Des Touches) (1727-1793)FWIKI1779Capitaine de Vaisseau de PeynierFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
16.4.1781Battle of Porto Praya
21.1.1782Took the British Hannibal (50) in company with Heros (74)B066
21.1.1782Action of 1782-01-21
21.1.1782Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Hannibal (50)
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.6.1782Took the Other Vessels Troop Ship Raikes (10) off the East coast of India
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
B066The Ship of the Line - Volume IIBrian LaveryBook
 

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Posted by Jacques Valat on Sunday 27th of September 2015 21:37

1781/04/18 is involved in battle of Port Praya
Capt = M. de Cardaillacy

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