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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 (1748)
Designed by
Pierre MorineauFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
Constructor
Pierre MorineauFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond Rang
Ship TypeShip of the LineFWIKI
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 Vaisseau
Chevalier Laurent Louis de SartreFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1762
ref:631
1757 - 3.3.1757Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6311759 - 1.1.1760Capitaine de Vaisseau
Alexandre Tancrède de Caumont d'AddeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
FWIKI

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 1757Capitaine en Second
Chevalier Laurent Louis de SartreFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1762
: on board from 1757
ref:631
1759Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:631

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1755Enseigne de Vaisseau
Charles Étienne Bombelles (Baron de Bombelle)French
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1750-1782
ref:1275
1755 - 1756Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jean-François du Cheyron du PavillonFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1756
ref:631

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1759 - 1.1.1760Garde de la Marine
Nicolas de GrimouardFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1793
ref:631
17.3.1759 - 21.11.1759Garde de la Marine Discharged Sickref:12759.4.1759 - 23.1.1760Garde de la Marine
Chevalier Jean Baptiste François de SuzannetFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1757-1792
ref:673

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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