Le Belliqueux

2218
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1752NNF-1715
Launched8.1756NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1756
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest NNF-1715
Ship ClassSphinx Class
ConstructorPierre SalinocNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured31.10.1758BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Belliqueux' (1758) (64)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis Guillouet (Comte d'Orvilliers) (1710-1792)FWIKI1758 - 31.10.1758Capitaine de VaisseauRené-Roland de MartelFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
31.10.1758Antelope vs Belliqueux
31.10.1758Taken by Antelope (50)


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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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.
More and more informations !

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