L'Elisabeth

2255
Nominal Guns64/56NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1722NNF-1715
Launched11.1722NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1724NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1715
Ship ClassEclatant ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorLaurent HelieNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Burnt1756NNF-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 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacement1,900Ton 
Burthen950Tonneaux 

Armament


12.1724Broadside 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
12.1724Home: 456 Abroad: 456 Peacetime: 406including 6 officersNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1739 - 9.1739Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI21.7.1740 - 23.5.1741Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI1745 - 9.7.1745Capitaine de Vaisseau Dau (d.1745)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
9.7.1745Lion v L'Elizabeth
1748Refitted as an unarmed Unrated Hulk FWAS1626


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWAS1626French Warships in the Age of Sail 1626–1786Rif WinfieldBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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