Le Fougueux

2275
Nominal Guns64W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1745W033
Launched3.1747W033
First Commissioned7.1747
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardBrest W033
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)W033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured14.10.1747W033
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Fougueux' (1747) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck149'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.4002 (158′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel143' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4502 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth40'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


1745Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.17474666 officers, 460 menNNF-1715

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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