Le Bizarre

2222
Nominal Guns64
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1750
Launched9.1751
First Commissioned3.1753
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
Constructor Jacques-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

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1752Chef d'escadre Antoine-Alexis Périer (Comte de Salvert) (1691-1757)FWIKI9.4.1758 - 21.11.1758Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Claude Hocdenau (1771-1792)ref:12751759Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis-Armand-Constantin de Rohan (1732-1794)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
10.10.1758Took the 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

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for Louisbourg  
 

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Posted by Steve lockhart on Thursday 10th of December 2020 17:25

On 4 October 1782 she ran aground near Cuddalore

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