Fier

2269
Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1745/04NNF-1715
Launched1745/12/01NNF-1715
First Commissioned1746/05
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles ChapelleNNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sold1782/05NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck143' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4483 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.9882 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3627 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5525 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen880Ton

Armament


1746/05Broadside Weight = 402 French Livre (433.8384 lbs 196.779 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1756Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1746/055099 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de Vaisseau d'HervilleEWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1756Refitted as a 50 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1756/05/20Battle of Minorca
1778/07/271st Battle of Ushant
1780/10Rearmed en-flute at RochefortNNF-1715
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Sources

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

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