Le Northumberland

Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Northumberland' (1743) (64)
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 64-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor John Holland (d.1752)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck149'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.4002 (158′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel129'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.9076 (137′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.1544 (43′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)


5.1744Broadside Weight = 748 French Livre (807.2416 lbs 366.146 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 16-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.17445066 officers, 500 crewNNF-1715

2 Commissioned Officers

14.9.1744 - 5.8.1745Lieutenant de Vaisseau Paul Osée Bidé (Seigneur de Chezac) (1707-1764)ref:127530.3.1746 - 31.12.1746Capitaine de Vaisseau Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny) (1701-1780)ref:1275

3 Petty Officers

1746Sous-Brigadier , Garde de Marine François Alexis Périer (1725-1756)ref:6731761 - 1762Garde de la Marine Joseph Jules François de Martineng (1739-1791)ref:6731762Garde de la Marine François-Joseph-Hippolyte Bidé de Maurville (1743-?)ref:673

1 Passenger

6.1747 - 19.9.1747Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Roland-Michel Barrin (3rd Marquis de La Galissonière) (1693-1756)ref:1275

Service History


Take the new Governor Barrin to

20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay


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