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 Commissioned1752
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon Dockyard NNF-1715
Ship ClassLion Class
Designed byPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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 Coppens Robert and Caillesref:692

Crew Complement


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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Capitaine de Vaisseau DurevestFWIKI1757Capitaine de Vaisseau d’AbonBNF31761 - 1762Corsaire Captain Yves Joseph Marie de Kerguelen (Seigneur de Trémarec) (1734-1797)ref:692

Service History


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

Loan from 1761 to 1762 for privateering : homeport

Dunkerque
ref:692


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
BNF3Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IIIO TroudeDigital Book
 

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