Le Sérieux

2347
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1738NNF-1715
Launched26.10.1740NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1741
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured3.5.1747BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Intrepid' (1747) (64)

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 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 3.5.1747Lieutenant de VaisseauIsaac Chadeau de la Clocheterie (d.1747)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
11.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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