Hippopotame -> 1777 Fier Rodrigue2290
Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1748/02NNF-1715
Launched1749/07/05NNF-1715
First Commissioned1750
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorFrançois CoulombNNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Broken Up1784NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck141' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.8027 (150′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120'French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3627 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 11"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5255 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,030Ton

Armament

1750Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (384 lbs 182.094 kg) NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
175041010 officers, 400 menNNF-1715

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
17561756Capitaine de VaisseauHenri de RochemoreFWIKI

Service History

DateEvent Source
1756/05/20Battle of Minorca 
1777/11Renamed Fier RodrigueNNF-1715
1779/08Re-classed as a Unrated Hospital Ship  


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 
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