Le Flamand

2270
Nominal Guns56NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1763NNF-1715
Launched11.5.1765NNF-1715
First Commissioned7.1765
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBordeaux NNF-1715
Ship ClassBordelais Class
Designed byAntoine GroignardNNF-1715
ConstructorLeon-Michel Guignance (1731-1805)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Condemned1786NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck156' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.6688 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel139' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.1472 (148′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1953 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


7.1765Broadside Weight = 690 French Livre (744.648 lbs 337.755 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1764560 NNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1774Sold to Turkey, but rejected and returned to FranceNNF-1715
17.2.1782Battle of Sadras
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore


Sources


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

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