Le Trident

2365
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1740NNF-1715
Launched13.9.1742NNF-1715
First Commissioned12.1742NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured14.10.1747NNF-1715
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Trident' (1747) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck145'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.099 (154′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel122'French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.6281 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth40'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1802 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


12.1742Broadside 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
12.17424666 officers, 460 menNNF-1715

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1746 - 1746Lieutenant de VaisseauChevalier Nicolas Pierre des Nos de Champmeslin (1717-?)ref:673

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.9.1744 - 1745Garde de la Marine Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (1724-1805)FWIKI1746Sous-Brigadier , Garde de Marine François Alexis Périer (1725-1756)ref:6731746Garde de la Marine Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès) (1728-1803)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
1746

Campaign in the Antilles .

ref:673
14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.1746-10.1746Fleet for Louisbourg 1746  
 

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