L'Orphee

2318
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1748NNF-1715
Launched10.5.1749NNF-1715
First Commissioned1750NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor Joseph Véronique Charles Chapelle (1716-1791)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured28.2.1758BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Orphee' (1758) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck146'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4243 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130'French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth40'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,180Ton 

Armament


1750Broadside 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
17504466 officers, 440 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre-Antoine de Raymondis d'Éoux (1706-1792)FWIKI

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Pierre-Andre de Suffren (1726-1788)ref:63110.3.1756 - 12.11.1756Lieutenant de Vaisseau Alexandre-Bache-Elzéar d'Arbaud de Jouques (Comte de Jouques) (1720-1793)ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1757Enseigne de Vaisseau, wounded on boardChevalier Jean Alexandre de Jassaud (d.1783)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
28.2.1758Captured by the British, but not added to the Royal NavyBWAS-1714
28.2.1758Battle of Cartagena
28.2.1758Taken by Revenge (70)
28.2.1758Taken by Berwick (70) BWAS-1714

 

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