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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1746NNF-1715
Launched12.2.1746/47NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1747NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured12.1793NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck146'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4243 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130'French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth40'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,180Ton 

Armament


12.1747Broadside 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
12.17474466 officers, 440 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1756 - 24.11.1756Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Joseph de Sabran (Comte de Grammont et de Beaudinar) (1702-1775)FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.7.1740 - 25.4.1741Enseigne de Vaisseau Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny) (1701-1780)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
1772Refitted as a Unrated Careening Hulk
12.1793Captured and burnt at ToulonNNF-1715

 

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