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L'Illustre

2291
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1749NNF-1715
Launched1750NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1751NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassIllustre Class (1750)NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre SalinocFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Condemned10.1761NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel131' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.554 (139′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.2085 (43′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6043 (21′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


3.1751Broadside 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
3.17515088 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1751 - 11.1751Chef d'EscadreFWIKI11.1751 - 1752Capitaine de Vaisseauref:12201753Capitaine de Vaisseauref:67320.3.1755 - 25.9.1755Capitaine de Vaisseauref:12751758 - 1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
de BeauchesneFrench
Naval Sailor
3DECKS
1759Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques de Ruis-EmbitoFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1759
ref:631

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.2.1758 - 30.10.1760Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Jacques de Boutier (Chevalier de la Cardonnie)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1784
ref:1275

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1751 - 1755Enseigne de Vaisseau
François-Pierre Huon de KermadecFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1756
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1759Garde de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for Quebec 1755 
 

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