Le Fleuron

2272
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1729NNF-1715
Launched29.4.1730NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1732NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Joseph-Louis OllivierNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Burnt2.1745NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck144' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7761 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel127' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2576 (135′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6792 (41′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8532 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen950Ton 

Armament


3.1732Broadside 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
3.17324566 officers, 450 menNNF-1715

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1734 - 8.1734Lieutenant de Vaisseau Antoine-Alexis de Périer (Comte de Salvert) (1691-1757)ref:6738.1734 - 1734Capitaine de Vaisseau François Henri de Coulombe (1689-1751)ref:6731739Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-André de Barrailh (1672-1762)ref:6731744Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Charles Pierre des Nos (Comte des Nos) (1677-1747)ref:631

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1737Sous-Lieutenant d'Artillerie de Marine Sébastien-François Bigot (Vicomte de Morogues) (1706-1781)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
1734

Under Perier , transports troops to Danzig , destined for the unfortunate Polish expedition .

ref:673
11.6.1734Siege of Danzig
1737

Campaign on the Coasts of Africa .

ref:631
1739

Campaign in Baltic with Marquis d'Antin .

ref:673
8.1.1744/45Action of 1745-01-08

 

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