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 ClassNNF-1715
Constructor Blaise Geslain (d.1748)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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1722Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques Aymar (Comte de Roquefuille (de Roquefeuil)) (1665-1744)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1745Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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