Palmier (74)

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Origin and History

Built by J.V.C. Chapelle in 1750 in Brest. Launched in 1752.

Commanded by M. le chevalier de Bauffremont in 1755.

The ship was striken off of the fleet in 1782.

Service during the War

In 1755, she took part to the expedition to reinforce Canada.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 74
1st deck 28 x 36-pdrs
2nd deck 30 x 18-pdrs
3rd deck 16 x 8-pdrs
Crew 750
Length 164 feet (49,99 m)
Width 43 feet (13,11 m)
Depth 20,6 feet (6,28 m)
Displacement 1500 tons

References

Deschênes, Ronald, Répertoire des vaisseaux de ligne français 1682-1780

Vial J. L., Nec Pluribus Impar