Origin and History
The ship was built by P. Morineau at Rochefort from 1746 and launched in 1750.
During the Seven Years' War, the ship was under the command of:
- no information found yet
The ship was stricken off of the fleet in 1762.
Service during the War
In March 1758, the ship was part of an important squadron (5 ships of the line and 6 or 7 frigates) being fitted out at Rochefort to escort, from the nearby Isle d'Aix, a fleet of 40 transports with 3,000 troops for America. On April 4, the squadron was attacked by a British squadron under the command of sir Edward Hawke. The French warships escaped but several merchantmen ran ashore.
|Crew||no information available|
|Length||166 (53.92 m) in French feet|
|Width||45 ft (14.64 m)|
|Depth||22' 3" (7.19 m)|
Blasco, Manuel, French 3rd Rates, 3 Decks Wiki
Deschênes, Ronald, Répertoire des vaisseaux de ligne français 1682-1780
N.B.: the section Service during the War is derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.