Le Lys

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

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) , Fougueux (64) , Defiance (60)

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1755/041755Fleet 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
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
 

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