Le Léopard

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Nominal Guns62NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1726NNF-1715
Launched29.11.1727NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1728NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Scuttled1756NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck143'French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4483 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3709 (43′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


5.1728Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.172846010 officers, 450 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.5.1731 - 1732Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Pierre de Blouet de Camilly (1666-1753)ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.7.1741 - 1742Garde de la MarineJoseph Bernard de Chabert (1724-1805)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1728Bombardment of Tripoli
1756Condemned and burnt at Quebec after an epidemic aboardNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for QuebecChevalier Emmanuel-Auguste de Cahideuc (Comte Dubois de la Motte) (1683-1764) 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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