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Le Content

2240
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
Constructor
Pierre-Blaise CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1699
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold5.1747NNF-1715
Becomes
French Merchant east indiaman 'Le Content' (1747) (60) 1747-1749
French 60 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman

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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1727 - 1728Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6731734 - 1735Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6731734 - 1735Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6731744Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hubert de Brienne (Comte de Conflans)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1759
E-WIKI

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1743 - 21.6.1744Enseigne de Vaisseau
Gabriel BoryFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1734-1766
ref:1275
17.8.1743 - 21.6.1744Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Paul Osée Bidé (Seigneur de Chezac)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1764
ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
1727

From 1727 to 1728 , campaign to Saint-Domingue .

ref:673
1734

From 1734 to 1735 , at Brest .

ref:673
8.5.1744Action of 1744-05-08
8.5.1744Took the Ship of the Line
Northumberland (64) 1743-1744
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
off Ushant


 

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