L'Indien

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Nominal Guns20FWAS1786
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Merchant east indiaman 'L'Indien' (1768) (20)
Purchased11.1771FWAS1786
ShipyardLorient-Caudan - Lorient NNF-1715
Ship ClassIndien Class
Designed byGilles CambryNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateFWAS1786
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1784FWAS1786

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck157' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9964 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel148' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0704 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacement2,250Ton 
Burthen1,242Tonneaux 

Armament


11.1771Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1771600 FWAS1786


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
 

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