Le Lys

2304
Lis
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1745NNF-1715
Launched10.9.1746NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1747NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassMars ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured8.6.1755NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck146' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4208 (155′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck149'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.4002 (158′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel143' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4502 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


1746Broadside 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
1.17474666 officers, 460 menNNF-1715

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1755 - 8.6.1755Enseigne de Vaisseau Bon Chrétien de Briqueville (Marquis ) (1726-1803)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1755Captured while armed en-flute with only 22 gunsNNF-1715
6.6.1755Action of 6-8 June 1755
8.6.1755Taken by Fougueux (64)
8.6.1755Taken by Fougueux (64)
8.6.1755Taken by Defiance (60)


Fleets

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

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