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Le Brillant

2231
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1772NNF-1715
Launched9.1774NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1774NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1715
Designed by
Antoine GroignardFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1744-1798
FWAS1786
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1797NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck157'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9969 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel142'French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1229 (151′ 3″ 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


12.1774Broadside 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
12.17745899 officers, 580 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.8.1780 - 26.10.1781Capitaine de Vaisseau
Bernard Boudin de Tromelin (Seigneur de Tromelin)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1784
ref:1275
1782 - 6.7.1782Capitaine de Vaisseau TransferedFWIKI1785 - bef.26.3.1786Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean Bruno de Cipières (Chevalier de Cipières)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1786
ref:673

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1778Chef d'Escadreref:673

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1776Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI20.8.1778 - 3.9.1778Lieutenant de Vaisseau, in the Etat-Major
Éléonor Jacques Marie Stanislas de Perier de SalvertFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1762-1783
ref:673

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1776 - 29.9.1776Enseigne de Vaisseau, in the Etat-Major
Éléonor Jacques Marie Stanislas de Perier de SalvertFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1762-1783
ref:673
1.6.1777 - 9.9.1777Enseigne de Vaisseau, in the Etat-Major
Éléonor Jacques Marie Stanislas de Perier de SalvertFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1762-1783
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1785 - 5.1786Garde de la Marine
François Henri Eugène AugierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1831
002

Service History


DateEventSource
1776

Campaign to the Isle de France .

FWIKI
10.8.1778Second Battle of Pondicherry
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
9.1787Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
9.1795Condemned at CherbourgNNF-1715

 

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