L'Union

2370
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1760NNF-1715
Launched12.1763NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1764NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Jean GeoffroyNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered2.1782NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck156'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.6717 (166′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,087Ton 

Armament


5.1764Broadside 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

5.1780Broadside Weight = 198 French Livre (213.6816 lbs 96.921 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17645699 officers, 560 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
28.3.1767 - 25.7.1767Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Claude Haudeneau (Comte de Breugnon) (1717-1792)ref:1275

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1770 - 9.1771Lieutenant de Vaisseau François-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)ref:6739.1771 - 2.1772Capitaine de Frégate François-Pierre Huon de Kermadec (1726-1787)ref:673

1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
3.1767 - 27.7.1767Lieutenant de Vaisseau, as diplomate ??Chevalier Pierre-Andre de Suffren (1726-1788)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1764

From 11 may to 6 september 1764 : in an evolving squadron .

ref:673
5.1780Rearmed en-flute at BrestNNF-1715

 

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