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Le Sérieux

2347
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1738NNF-1715
Launched26.10.1740NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1741NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed by
René BoyerFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1738
E-WIKI
Constructor
René BoyerFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1738
E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured3.5.1747BWAS-1714
Becomes

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 Hold19' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1832 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1058Ton 

Armament


1740Broadside 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
5.17414666 officers, 400 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1747Capitaine de Vaisseau
Charles-Alexandre de Morell d'Aubigny d'Assy (Comte d'Aubigny)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1713-1761
ref:673

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 3.5.1747Lieutenant de Vaisseau, capitaine en second
Chevalier Isaac Chadeau de la ClocheterieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1731
ref:673

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1746Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre


Notes on Ship


Builderref:673

Jacques Luc Coulomb is assigned to the recipe for wood in Toulon while following the construction of the 64 Le Sérieux vessel under the orders of the builder Boyer .

Finished under the supervision of Pierre Blaise Coulomb after the death of Boyer (wikipedia) .



 

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