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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 Class (1740)NNF-1715
Constructor
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1728-1768
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-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

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1746 - 1748Capitaine de Frégate
Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de LozierFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1731-1763
FWIKI
1751Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Antoine-Alexis de Périer (Comte de Salvert)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1701-1757
ref:673

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1755 - 8.6.1755Enseigne de Vaisseau
Bon Chrétien de Briqueville (Marquis )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1784
ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1747

Sailed from Lorient

FWIKI
10.1747Arrived at Île Bourbon FWIKI
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) 1747-1759
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

8.6.1755Taken by
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line



Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for Quebec 1755 
 

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