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French 50-58 gun ships. (1716-1774 period)

Ship Name

Built

Launch
Year

Fate/Guns

Length

Keel

Beam

Depth

Brillant

Brest

1724

Condemned, and hulked in 1744/45.
Broken up in 1748.
24-18, 26-12, 6-6.

135

?

35

16-2

Jason

Le Havre

1724

Captured by RN in 1747.
22-12, 24-8, 4-4.

125-6
131-3e

107-6
108-4e

34
37-6e

15-4
16e

Tigre

Toulon

1724

Condemned in 1753.
22-18, 24-8, 4-4.

131

?

37-10

16-6

Alcyon

Toulon

1726

Burnt by the RN in 1757.
24-18, 22/26-8, 4/6-4

132

?

36-4

18

Rubis  

Le Havre 

1728 

Captured by RN in 1747,
while armed en flute. .
22-12/18, 24-8, 4-4. 

131 

117 

35-6 

15 

Diamant  

Toulon  

1733 

Captured by RN in 1747.
24-18, 26-8. 

136-6 
142-3e

113-6
117-3e 

37
40-3e 

17-6
17-2e 

Apollon  

Rochefort  

1740 

Scuttled in 1758.
22-18, 24-8, 4/10-4. 

132-6 

118 

36-4 

17-11 

Auguste  

Brest  

1741 

Captured by RN in 1747.
22-12, 24-8, 6-4. 

128-10
134-2e 

?
109-5e 

34-6
38-7e 

15
15-3e 

Caribou  

Quebec  

1744 

Stricken in 1748, and hulked in 1749.
22-18, 24-8, 6/4-4. 

129 

115 

35 

16-6 

Oriflamme  

Toulon  

1744 

Captured by RN in 1761,
while armed en flute
24-18, 26-8, 6-4.

135 

118-5 

37 

17-9 

Arc en Ciel

Bayonne

1745

Captured by RN in 1756.
24/26-18, 26-8.

135
146e

?
119-3e

37
41-2e

18-9
18-4e

Etoile  

Le Havre 

1745 

Burnt in 1747.
8-18, 30-12, 12-4.
(46-guns in 1747.) 

128-6 

115 

37 

13-6 

Amphion

Brest

1749

Condemned, and BU in 1787.
24/26-24, 26-12, 0 to 6-6.
(50-56).

145

127

39

18

Hippopotame ,
Fier Rodrigue (1777) 

Toulon  

1749 

Sold in 1777.
24-18, 26-12, 0/4-?.

141-9 

(120) 

38-6 

17-11 

Aigle  

Rochefort  

1750 

Wrecked in 1758.
24-18, 26-12. 

140 

37-6 

18-7 

Greenwich  

Lepe  

1757
(prize) 

Ex English Greenwich 1747.
Wrecked in 1758.
50-guns (22-24, 22-12, 6-6)e 

139
144-6e 

38-9
41-3e 

16-6
17e 

Sagittaire  

Toulon  

1761 

Condemned i 1786, hulked in 1788.
24-24, 26-12, 0 to 4-6.
24-18, 26-12, 0 to 6-6.(1781-86). 

147 

39-4 

18-6 

Bordelais  

Bordeaux  

1763 

Stricken, and hulked in 1779.
24-36, 26-18, 6-8.
24-24, 26-12, 6-6 (1776-79). 

156 

146-6 

42-4 

19-8 

Ferme  

Bordeaux 

1763 

Sold to Turkey in 1774.
24-36, 26-18, 6-8.

156 

146-6 

42-4 

19-8 

Utile  

Bordeaux 

1764 

Condemned, and hulked in 1771.
24-36, 26-18, 6-8. 

156 

146-6 

42-4 

19-8 

Flamand  

Bordeaux  

1765 

Condemned, and stricken in 1785/86.
24-36, 26-18, 6-8. 

156 

146-6 

42-4 

19-8 

Duc de Duras,
Bonhomme Richard (1779) 

Lorient  

1769 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1765.
Purchased by the Navy in 1769.
Sold in 1771. Buy back in 1778.
Sunk in combat in 1779. 
56-guns.
(18/8 pdrs.)
6-18, 28-12, 8-9 pdrs. (1779)

145 

126 

36-8 

15 

Penthievre /
Duc de Penthievre 

Lorient  

1769 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1763.
Purchased by the Navy in 1769.
Sold in 1771. 56-guns (18/8 pdrs.) 

145 

125 

36-8 

15 

Pondichery  

Lorient  

1769 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1769.
Purchased by the Navy in 1769. 
Sold in 1771. Leased by the Navy in 1780.
Hulked in 1782. Last mentioned in 1791.
56-guns (18/8 pdrs.) 

149-5 

129-9 

38-2 

14-6 

Beaumont

Lorient

1770

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1762.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770. 
Sold in 1772.
56-guns. (18/12 pdrs.)

145-4

126-4

37

14-6

Berryer  

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1759.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770. 
Out of service in 1773.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.)

145-7 

125-6 

35 

15-6 

Bertin  

Lorient  

1770

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1761.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.  
Stricken in 1771.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.)

145 

126 

36 

15 

Comte d' Argenson 

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1757.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.
Stricken in 1771.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.) 

141 

125 

36 

16 

Condé  

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1753.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.
Hulked in 1771.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.)  

132 

117 

36 

16 

Dauphin  

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1766.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.
Sold in 1771.leased by the Navy in 1780.
Captured by RN in 1782.
56-guns. (18/8 pdrs.)  

147-8 

130 

36-8 

15 

Duc de Choiseul 

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1761.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.
Stricken in 1771.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.)  

145 

126 

36 

15 

Massiac  

Lorient 

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1758.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.
Sold in 1771.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.)  

140 

126 

35 

15-6 

Paix  

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1754.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770. 
Hulked in 1771.
56-guns. (12/8 pdrs.) 

132 

115-3 

36 

16 

Villevault  

Lorient  

1770 

Ex Eastindiamen, launched in 1762.
Purchased by the Navy in 1770.
Sold in 1771/74.
56-guns. (18/12 pdrs.)  

145-4 

126-4 

37 

14-6