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Le Brillant

2230
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
Purchased11.1758NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassFortuné Class (1757)NNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1728-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1773NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck156'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.6717 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0749 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth41'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3439 (43′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,250Ton 

Armament


11.1758Broadside 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
11.175849111 officers, 480 crewNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 1760Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis-Jean de Kerémar (Seigneur de Boischâteau)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1767
FWIKI

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1760Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:6731764Lieutenant de Vaisseau
François-Pierre Huon de KermadecFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1756
ref:673
15.3.1776 - 30.11.1778Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Alexandre Joseph François Stanislas Chalvet (Baron de Souville)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1757-1779
ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.3.1762 - 18.11.1762Garde de la Marine
Jean François de Hercé (Seigneur du Plessis)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1791
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1759Took the Privateer
Le Marquis de Durat (12) 1759-1759
French 12 Gun
Privateer Unknown

3.4.1759Took the Snow
Le Marquis de Barail (14) 1758-1759
French 14 Gun
Privateer Snow
BG
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
1761Took the Privateer
Le Curieux (6) 1761-1761
French 6 Gun
Privateer Unknown

18.11.1762Arrived at France ref:673
1764

At Saint-Domingue .

ref:673
11.1770Condemned at BrestNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
23.12.1761-8.11.1762Blenac Squadron for the Windward islands 1761
Charles de Courbon (Comte de Blenac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1725-1764
 
 

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