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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 CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1755-1778
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Captured14.10.1747NNF-1715
Becomes

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

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1746Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Étienne de Périer de SalvertFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1757
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1747 - 14.10.1747Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1746 - 30.9.1746Chef d'Escadre
Chevalier Constantin Louis d'EstourmelFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1747
Resigned
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1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1746 - 1746Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Nicolas Pierre des Nos de ChampmeslinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1786
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4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.9.1744 - 1745Garde de la Marine
Joseph Bernard de Chabert-CogolinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1803
FWIKI
1746Garde de la Marine
Jean-Baptiste de Glandevès du Castellet (Baron de Glandevès)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1741-1791
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1746Sous-Brigadier, Garde de Marine
François Alexis PérierFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1734-1737
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1746Garde de la Marine
Pierre-Andre de SuffrenFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1780
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
1746

Campaign in the Antilles .

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22.6.1746

Sailed from Île-d'Aix

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27.9.1746

Arrived at Halifax

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14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.1746-10.1746Fleet for Louisbourg 1746  
 

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