L'Inflexible

2295
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1751NNF-1715
Launched1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1755NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort Dockyard - Rochefort NNF-1715
Ship ClassHardi Class
Designed by Pierre MorineauNNF-1715
Constructor Pierre MorineauNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line FWIKI
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up1763FWIKI

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


4.1755Broadside 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
4.17555288 officers, 520 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Laurent Louis de Sartre (1700-1764)ref:6311757 - 3.3.1757Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-Baptiste III Le Gardeur de Tilly (Sieur de Tilly) (1698-1757)ref:6311759 - 1.1.1760Capitaine de Vaisseau Alexandre Tancrède de Caumont d'Adde (1708-1777)FWIKI

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1757Capitaine en SecondChevalier Laurent Louis de Sartre (1700-1764): on board from 1757ref:6311759Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Charles-Henri-Louis d'Arsac de Ternay (Chevalier de Ternay) (1723-1780)ref:631

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1755Enseigne de Vaisseau Charles Étienne Bombelle (1733-1783)ref:12751755 - 1756Enseigne de Vaisseau Jean-François du Cheyron du Pavillon (1730-1782)ref:631

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1759 - 1.1.1760Garde de la Marine Nicolas de Grimouard (1743-1794)ref:63117.3.1759 - 21.11.1759Garde de la Marine Gilbert Pierre Alexandre Chavagnac (Comte de Chavagnac) (1745-1819) Discharged Sickref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
1.1.1760

Wrecked in the estuary of the Vilaine

FWIKI
1763

The wreck was broken up

NNF-1715

 

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