L'Indien

2294
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'Le Superbe' (1774) (20)
Purchased4.1770NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient-Caudan - Lorient NNF-1715
Ship ClassIndien ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Gilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold11.1783NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck157' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9964 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0749 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,242Ton 

Armament


4.1770Broadside 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
4.17705699 officers, 560 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.11.1771 - 1773Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-François d'Arros (Baron d'Argelos) (1726-1791)ref:12751778Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles-Marie de La Grandière (Seigneur de Boisgauthier) (1729-1812)ref:631

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.1.1780 - 11.2.1780Lieutenant d’Artillerie Charles François Philippe Charnieres (c.1740-1780)† Discharged Deadref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
11.1783Condemned at ToulonNNF-1715

 

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