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Le Belliqueux

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1752NNF-1715
Launched8.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1756NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassSphinx Class (1755)NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre SalinocFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured31.10.1758BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel135'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.8519 (143′ 10″ 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)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


12.1756Broadside 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
12.175649111 officers, 480 crewNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis Guillouet (Comte d'Orvilliers)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1779
FWIKI
1758 - 31.10.1758Capitaine de Vaisseau
René-Roland de MartelFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1758 - 2.11.1758Enseigne de Vaisseau
Charles Étienne Bombelles (Baron de Bombelle)French
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1750-1782
ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
aft.11.2.1757 - 1757Garde de la Marine
Jean-Louis de Trédern de LezerecFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1757-1790
ref:673

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
1.1757 - 11.1757Ecrivain
Pierre Raby des GenetsFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1749-1766
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
31.10.1758Antelope vs Belliqueux
31.10.1758Taken by
Antelope (50) 1742-1783
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line


 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Lucie D. on Tuesday 18th of September 2018 16:06

Article about the Belliqueux on the blog ''Fouilles Trouvailles'' and the website ''Généalogie & Origines Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
Tittle : Du Belliqueux au Bonnaventure.
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