Le Saint Louis

2339
Nominal Guns54NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorCompagnie des Indes
Keel Laid Down7.1751NNF-1715
Launched27.7.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1753
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient NNF-1715
ConstructorNicolas LevesqueNNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Transfered1770NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck145' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.096 (154′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Forward20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Displacement2,100Ton 
Burthen1,100Ton 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1753254 NNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1758UnknownLouis de JoannisTRN3

Service History


DateEventSource
16.8.1756Taken by Gibraltar (20)
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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