Le Sagittaire

2336
Nominal Guns50NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1759NNF-1715
Named18.10.1759NNF-1715
Launched8.8.1761NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1762NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon NNF-1715
Designed by Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
Constructor Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold1790NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck147' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.7456 (156′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6792 (41′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacement1,800Ton 
Burthen1,000Tonneaux 

Armament


3.1762Broadside Weight = 444 French Livre (479.1648 lbs 217.338 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder

1781Broadside Weight = 390 French Livre (420.888 lbs 190.905 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17624688 officers, 460 menNNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1781 - 1782Enseigne de Vaisseau Etienne de Colbert (Marquis du Cannet) (1759-1853)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
24.9.1779Took the Ship of the Line Experiment (50) BNF2
1786CondemnedNNF-1715
4.1788Refitted as a Unrated Careening Hulk

 

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