Le Diamant

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Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1730NNF-1715
Launched4.9.1733NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1734NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed by François Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
Constructor François Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured3.5.1747NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Isis' (1747) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck142' 3"Imperial Feet43.2834 
Length of Keel117' 3"Imperial Feet35.6661 
Breadth40' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet12.1984 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,013 4994Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck136' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel113' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7149 (120′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth37'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0447 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold830Ton 

Armament


5.1734Broadside Weight = 320 French Livre (345.344 lbs 156.64 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17343599 officers, 350 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1741Capitaine de Vaisseau Chevalier de Piosinref:6311746Capitaine de Vaisseau Claude de Bullion (Marquis de Montlouët)ref:631

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
28.4.1735 - 1.3.1736Garde de la Marine Antoine de Marges de Saint-Victoret (1712-1788)ref:67227.1.1744 - 1744Garde de la Marine Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (1724-1805)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1.1741Action of January 7 1741
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre

 

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