Le Sévère

Nominal Guns20NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down12.1773NNF-1774
First Commissioned3.1775NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLorient-Caudan - Lorient NNF-1774
Ship ClassIndien ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Gilles CambryNNF-1774
Constructor François Caro (1730-1810)NNF-1774
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Bought by the Navy11.1778NNF-1774
BecomesFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Sévère' (1778) (64)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck157' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9964 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0704 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)


17.1.1775Broadside Weight = 120 French Livre (129.504 lbs 58.74 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder


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