Le Capricieux

2233
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1752NNF-1715
Launched13.9.1753NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor François-Guillaume Clairain Des Lauriers (1722-1780)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action7.1758NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5264 (142′ 9″ 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)

Armament


9.1753Broadside 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
13.9.1753508Design ComplementNNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.3.1758 - 21.7.1758Garde de la MarineCharles François Philippe Charnieres (c.1740-1780)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg

 

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