Le Duc d'Aquitaine

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down9.1753NNF-1715
Launched22.7.1754NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1755NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorNicolas LevesqueNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured30.5.1757BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Duc d'Aquitaine' (1757) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Displacementc2,300Ton 
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


1.1755Broadside Weight = 168 French Livre (181.3056 lbs 82.236 kg)NNF-1715
Gun Deck4 French 36-Pounder
Gun Deck16 French 12-Pounder

30.5.1757Broadside Weight = 450 French Livre (485.64 lbs 220.275 kg)B103
Gun Deck50 French 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.175526011 officers, 249 menNNF-1715
30.5.1757463 B103
30.5.1757493for 50 gunsBG

Service History


DateEventSource
30.5.1757Action of 30 May 1757
30.5.1757Taken by Medway (60) B103
30.5.1757Taken by Eagle (60) B103


Notes on Ship


DesignNNF-1715
Pierced for 64 guns

 

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