Le Vaillant

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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1757Capitaine de Vaisseau Surin de MuratBNF328.2.1778 - 1780Capitaine de Vaisseau Joseph Bernard de Chabert-Cogolin (Marquis de Chabert et Cogolin) (1724-1805)FWIKI1781Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles-René Bernard de Marigny (Chevalier )BNF2

Service History


DateEventSource
5.4.1757Action of April 5 1757
8.1757Louisbourg Expedition
14.8.1778Took the Sloop Thunder (18) off Sandy Hook
14.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia
6.7.1779Battle of Grenada
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal

 

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