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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 GeoffroyFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
26.6.1751 - 23.9.1754Capitaine de Vaisseau
Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1780
ref:1275
4.1757 - 1757Capitaine de Vaisseau
MollieuFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
E-WIKI

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1755 - 1755Pilote
Charles CornicFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1739-1798
Transfered
FWIKI
4.1755 - 1755Pilote
Pierre-François Cornic (Sieur Dumoulin)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1755-1798
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1757Forrest's Action


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
4.1755-1755Fleet for Quebec 1755 
 

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