Le Sage

2335
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered26.1.1749NNF-1715
Keel Laid Down12.1749NNF-1715
Launched29.12.1751NNF-1715
First Commissioned1752NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon NNF-1715
Ship ClassLion ClassNNF-1715
Designed by Pierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up5.1768NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck151'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.0453 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5264 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1892 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


1752Broadside 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

1761Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck56 French Canons de Fonte

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1761 - 1762 Robert Coppens (1720-1799), Cailliez Principal Managing Ownerref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17524899 officers, 480 menNNF-1715
1761560as privateerref:692

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de Vaisseau DurevestFWIKI1757Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles Auguste d’Abon (Comte d’Abon) (1710-1785)BNF31761 - 1762Capitaine de Corsaire Yves Joseph Marie de Kerguelen (Seigneur de Trémarec et du Carpont) (1734-1797)ref:692

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.5.1754 - 22.10.1754Chef d'EscadreChevalier Roland-Michel Barrin (3rd Marquis de La Galissonière) (1693-1756)ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1754Enseigne de Vaisseau François Hector d'Albert (1728-1802)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
5.4.1757Action of April 5 1757
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
1761

Loan from 1761 to 1762 for privateering : homeport

Dunkerque
ref:692

 

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