Le Brillant

2228
Nominal Guns56NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1724NNF-1715
Launched10.1724NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1724NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorLaurent HelieNNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1748NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck135'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.8519 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth35'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.3951 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2058 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


2.1724Broadside Weight = 390 French Livre (420.888 lbs 190.905 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

1740Broadside Weight = 344 French Livre (371.2448 lbs 168.388 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.17243555 officers, 350 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
1734Taken by Rossia (32)
1740Refitted as a 58 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1744Condemned at BrestNNF-1715

 

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