Le Solitaire

2351
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1757NNF-1715
Launched30.11.1758NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1759NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Antoine Groignard (1727-1799)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up9.1771NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck165'French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.5941 (175′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth41'French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3439 (43′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.6584 (21′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen1,250`Ton 

Armament


4.1759Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.175956111 officers, 560 crewNNF-1715

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1759 - 1760Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis-Vincent de Langle (1714-?)FWIKI1781Capitaine de Vaisseau Cicé-Champion (Comte de Cicé-Champion)E-WIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.4.1776 - 17.8.1776Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis Antoine Bougainville (Comte de Bougainville) (1729-1811)ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1760 - 1761Garde de la Marine Nicolas de Grimouard (1743-1794)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay

 

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