Le Content

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Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1716NNF-1715
Launched3.1717NNF-1715
First Commissioned11.1717NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold5.1747NNF-1715
BecomesFrench Merchant east indiaman 'Le Content' (1747) (60)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck136'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel121'French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.3021 (128′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3709 (43′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5487 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen850Ton 

Armament


11.1771Broadside Weight = 402 French Livre (433.8384 lbs 196.779 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1744Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Hubert de Brienne (Comte de Conflans) (1690-1777)E-WIKI

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1743 - 21.6.1744Enseigne de VaisseauGabriel Bory (1720-1801)ref:127517.8.1743 - 21.6.1744Lieutenant de VaisseauPaul Osée Bidé de Chézac (1707-1764)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
8.5.1744Action of 1744-05-08
8.5.1744Took the Ship of the Line Northumberland (64) off Ushant

 

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