L'Opiniatre

2315
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1749NNF-1715
Launched8.1750NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1751NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Jean GeoffroyNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Wrecked1.1758NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1003 (42′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.7396 (22′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


4.1751Broadside 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
4.1751500 NNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.6.1751 - 23.9.1754Capitaine de Vaisseau Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny) (1701-1780)ref:12754.1757 - 1757Capitaine de Vaisseau MollieuE-WIKI

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1755 - 1755Pilote Charles Cornic (1731-1809)FWIKI4.1755 - 1755Pilote Pierre-François Cornic (1731-1801)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action


Fleets

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

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