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Le Triton

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Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1757NNF-1715
Launched11.4.1728NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1730NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor
Laurent HelieFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1745NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck136' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel118' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3264 (125′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen850Tons BM 

Armament


1727Broadside Weight = 474 French Livre (511.5408 lbs 232.023 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1740Broadside Weight = 350 French Livre (377.72 lbs 171.325 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17304066 officers, 400 menNNF-1715

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1735Capitaine de Vaisseau
François Henri de CoulombeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
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1740 - 1741Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673
1744Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673
1745Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Pierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1764
ref:673

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1730Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1733 - 12.11.1733Garde de la Marineref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
1744

Under Captain Duguay , in the Roquefeuil Squadron in the Channel .

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