Le Léopard

Nominal Guns62NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1726NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1728NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor Joseph-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


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)


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

4 Ship Commanders

25.5.1731 - 1732Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Pierre de Blouet de Camilly (1666-1753)ref:6731746Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-François de Bertet de Sabran (Comte de la Clue) (1696-1764)ref:6311755Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jean Joseph d'Annevilleref:6311756 - 22.6.1756Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Jean Gomain (c.1704-1756)ref:1643

1 Commissioned Officer

1735Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Pierre-André de Glandevès du Castellet (1689-1772)ref:1403

1 Petty Officer

14.7.1741 - 1742Garde de la Marine Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (1724-1805) TransferedFWIKI

1 Passenger

24.9.1749 - 12.1749Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Roland-Michel Barrin (3rd Marquis de La Galissonière) (1693-1756)ref:1275

Service History

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


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

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