Vaillant

2372
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1752NNF-1715
Launched1.10.1755NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1756
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorNoel PometNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Hulked7.1783NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck151'French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.0453 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel127' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2586 (135′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1953 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,150Ton 

Armament


6.1756Broadside 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
6.17564899 officers, 480 crewNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de Vaisseau Surin de MuratBNF31781Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles-René Bernard de Marigny (Chevalier )BNF2

Service History


DateEventSource
5.4.1757Action of 5th April 1757
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
14.8.1778Took the Unrated Sloop Thunder (18) off Sandy Hook
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
BNF3Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IIIO TroudeDigital Book
BNF2Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IIO TroudeDigital Book
 

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