Le Provence

2326
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1762NNF-1715
Launched24.9.1763NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1763NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor Jean-François Gauthier (1733-1800)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1786NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck153'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.6959 (163′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel136'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1953 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


6.1763Broadside 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

12.1783Broadside Weight = 120 French Livre (129.504 lbs 58.74 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder

8.1785Broadside 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
6.17635599 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1768Capitaine de Vaisseau de Brovesref:12751780 - 1782Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis-André-Joseph de LombardE-WIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.7.1768 - 30.12.1768Garde de la Marine Antoine Hyacinthe Anne de Chastenet (1752-1809)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
20.6.1780Action off Monti Christi
16.3.1781Battle of Cape Henry
12.1783Loaned to the Compagnie de ChineNNF-1715
8.1785Returned to the Marine RoyaleNNF-1715

 

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