Le Hardi

2284
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1748NNF-1715
Launched1750NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1751NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort Dockyard - Rochefort NNF-1715
Ship ClassHardi ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Pierre MorineauNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Deleted from list5.1798NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck149'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.4002 (158′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.7396 (22′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


4.1751Broadside 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
4.17515288 officers, 520 menNNF-1715

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1765Garde de la Marine Nicolas de Grimouard (1743-1794)FWIKI1765Garde de la MarineChevalier Louis René Levassor de La Touche (1745-1804)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
1786Refitted as a 64 gun Unrated Prison Ship
1786

Reduced to harbour duties at Toulon

FWAS1786
1788Refitted as a 64 gun Unrated Receiving Ship
1791Refitted as a 64 gun Unrated Prison Ship

 

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