Le Fier

2269
Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1745NNF-1715
Launched1.12.1745NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1746NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold5.1782NNF-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


5.1746Broadside 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
5.17465099 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de Vaisseau d'HervilleEWIKI1779Capitaine de VaisseauJean Baptiste Turpin du BreuilFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1756Refitted as a 50 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
10.1780Rearmed en-flute at RochefortNNF-1715

 

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