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L'Eclatant

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1720NNF-1715
Launched1.4.1721NNF-1715
First Commissioned1722NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassEclatant Class (1721)NNF-1715
Constructor
Blaise GeslainFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1764NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140'French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth38'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3695 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen950Ton 

Armament


1722Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17224566 officers, 450 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1722Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1681-1722
ref:673
1744Capitaine de Vaisseau
François Henri de CoulombeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
ref:673

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1723 - 1724Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1723 - 1724Garde de la Marineref:6731724Garde de la Marine
Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1780
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1724

Order to restore order to Saint-Domingue after the black revolt .

ref:673
1745Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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