Fantasque

2264
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1757NNF-1715
Launched10.5.1758NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1759
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon Dockyard NNF-1715
Ship ClassLion Class
Designed byPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Hulked11.1784NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck151'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.0453 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5264 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1892 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


5.1759Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

3.1780Broadside Weight = 198 French Livre (213.6816 lbs 96.921 kg)EWIKI
Middle Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17594899 officers, 480 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1780 - 1782Capitaine de Frégate de VaudoréEWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
3.1780Refitted as a 38 gun Unrated Hospital Ship
20.6.1780Action off Monti Christi
2.1781Refitted as a 38 gun Unrated Flûte EWIKI
16.3.1781Battle of Cape Henry
10.1781Ran aground at Newport, but refloatedNNF-1715
3.1784Condemned at LorientNNF-1715
11.1784Hulked in MartiniqueNNF-1715


Sources


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

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