Le Duc d'Orleans

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Nominal Guns54NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down10.1752NNF-1715
Launched29.9.1753NNF-1715
First Commissioned2.1754NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryMerchantNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Deleted from list5.1761NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck149' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.3974 (158′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel133' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.1984 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6852 (41′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5371 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Displacementc2,100Ton 
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


2.1754Broadside Weight = 384 French Livre (414.4128 lbs 187.968 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

1758Broadside Weight = 456 French Livre (492.1152 lbs 223.212 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1754302 NNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1758UnknownJean-François de Surville

Service History


DateEventSource
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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