Le Bizarre

2222
Nominal Guns64
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1750
Launched9.1751
First Commissioned3.1753
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardBrest
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked99.1782

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck153'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.6959 (163′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel145'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.099 (154′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.2085 (43′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


3.1753Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1752Chef d'escadre Antoine-Alexis Périer (Comte de Salvert) (1691-1757)FWIKI1759Capitaine de VaisseauLouis-Armand-Constantin de Rohan (1732-1794)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
10.10.1758Took the Sixth Rate Ship Winchelsea (20) off Ireland
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1755/041755Fleet for Louisbourg 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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