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French 60-72 gun ships (1717-1779)"e" = English feet.

Ship Name

Built

Launch
Year

Fate/Guns

Length

Keel

Beam

Depth

Draught

Content

Lorient

1717 

Sold to East India comppany in 1747.
Hulked in 1749. 
24-18, 26-12, 10-6 pdrs.

136 

121

37-6 

17 

16-6/18-6

Eclatant  

Brest

1721 

Hulked in 1745.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs. 

140 

124

38 

18-6 

19/21

Elisabeth  

Brest  

1722 

Hulked in 1748. Accidentally burnt in 1756.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs.  

140 

125

38 

18-6 

19/21

Solide  

Toulon  

1722 

Hulked in 1750. Sold and BU in 1771. 
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs. 

142 

126

39-2 

19 

18/19

Saint Louis 

Rochefort  

1723 

Hulked in 1745.
24-24, 26-12, 12-6 pdrs. (1724-38)
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs. (1738-45) 

140-8 

?

39-2 

18-9 

19/21

Ardent  

Rochefort  

1723 

Captured, and burnt by RN in 1746.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs.  

140-8 

?

39-2 

18-9 

19/21

Aimable  

Brest  

1725 

Condemned in 1735. BU in 1736.
26-24, 28-12, 16-6 pdrs. 

147 

?

38-6 

19-3 

21-6

Leopard  

Toulon  

1727 

Condemned, and burnt to prevent
the epidemic spread on the ship in 1756.
24-24, 26-12, 12-6 pdrs. 

143 

?

41-2 

18-6 

17/19-6

Triton  

Brest  

1728 

Condemned, and BU in 1745.
24-24, 26-12, 10-6 pdrs.(1730-40)
24-18, 26-8, 10-6 (1740-45) 

136-6 

118

36-6 

17 

17-6/18-6

Comte de Morville,
Heureux (1730) 

Toulon  

1730 

Hulked in 1755. Condemned in 1768.
24-18, 26-12, 10-6 pdrs. 

137-6 

?

38-6 

19 

?/19-2

Fleuron  

Brest  

1730 

Accidentally burnt in 1745.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs.  

144-8 

127-8 

39-4 

18-2 

15-6/18

Eole  

Toulon  

1733 

Wrecked in 1745.
26-24, 26-12, 12-6 pdrs. 

144 

120-6 

41-3 

19 

20/20-9

Borée  

Toulon  

1734 

Wrecked in 1746.
26-24, 28-12, 8/12-6 pdrs. 

144 

120-6 

40-4 

19-4 

18-6/20-3

Mars  

Brest  

1740 

Captured by RN in 1746.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs. 

149
159-3e 

147?
128-10e 

40-6
44-9e 

19
18-4e 

19/24

Serieux

Toulon

1740

Captured by RN in 1747.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs. 

145
151-6e

130
124-11e

40
44e

19-4
19-4e

20/20-9

Saint Michel

Brest

1741

Broken up in 1787.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs.
24-24, 26-12, 10-6 (1762-1786).

143-6

130-6

38-6

18-9

17/19-6

Trident

Toulon

1742

Captured by RN in 1747.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs. 

145
151-6e

122
123-7e

40
43-9e

19-3
19-8e

18-6/20

Alcide  

Brest  

1743 

Captured by RN in 1755.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs. 

149
159e 

147?
128-4e 

40-6
44-10e 

18-2
18-2e 

19/24

Nothhumberland,
Atlas (1776)(1779)  

Woolwich  

1744
(prize) 

Ex RN "Northumberland" 1743.
Condemned in 1779.
Wrecked in 1781.
26-32, 28-16, 14-8 pdrs.
26-32, 26-18, 12-9e pdrs. 

149
154e 

129
125-8e 

40-6
44e 

19
18-11e 

18-8/19-7

Vigilant  

Brest  

1744 

Captured by RN in 1745.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs.

143-6
153-9e 

130-6
130e 

38-6
43-8e 

18-9
18-2e 

17/19-6

Fier  

Toulon  

1745 

Stricken in 1782.
24-24, 26-12, 10-6 pdrs.
24-18, 26-12 pdrs. (from 1756) 

143-3 

120-9 

38-6 

17-8 

17-2/19

Lis or Lys 

Brest  

1746 

Sunk by British in 1755, while operating
en flute (22-guns).
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.  

149 

143-6? 

40 

19 

18/19-6

Achille

Toulon

1747

Captured by RN in 1761.
24-24, 26-12, 14-6 pdrs.

145

?

38-6

?

?

Content  

Toulon  

1747 

Condemned in 1770, and hulked in 1772.
Burnt by RN in 1793 at Toulon.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

146 

130 

40 

19 

?

Dragon  

Brest  

1747 

Wrecked in 1762.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

149 

143-6? 

40 

19 

18/19-6

Fougueux  

Brest  

1747 

Captured by RN in 1747.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.  
26-32, 28-18, 10-12e pdrs. 

149 
159-11e

143-6?
135e 

40
44-2e 

19
18-6e 

18/19-6

Triton

Toulon

1747

Hulked in 1786, BU in 1794.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.  

149-6

126-3

40-6

19-2

18-2/21

Protée

Brest

1748

Condemned in 1770, and BU in 1771.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.  

154

?

40-6

19-4

17-7/19-6

Saint Laurent

Québec

1748

Hulked , and condemned in 1753.
26-24, 28-12, 6-6 pdrs.

145

128

39-4

18-8

?/19-9

Hercule

Brest

1749

Hulked in 1756.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.  

154

?

40-6

19-4

17-7/19-6

Orphée  

Toulon  

1749 

Captured by RN in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

146
 

130 

40 

19 

?

Hardi

Rochefort

1750

Hulked in 1788.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

149

?

40-6

20-9

19/20-2

Illustre  

Brest  

1750 

Stricken in 1761.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

150 

131-6 

40-8 

20-4 

17/20

Opiniatre  

Brest  

1750 

Wrecked in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

150 

40-4 

19-5 

17/18-9

Orignal

Québec

1750

Destroyed at Launch.
26-24, 28-12, 6-6 pdrs.

145

128

39-4

18-8

?/19-9

Bizarre

Brest

1751

Grounded, and lost in 1782.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

153

145

40-10

19

18/19-6

Lion

Toulon

1751

Hulked in 1783.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

151

134

40-6

19-6

17-9/21-6

Sage

Toulon

1751

Condemned in 1767.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

151

134

40-6

19-6

17-9/21-6

Actif  

Brest  

1752 

Condemned, and BU in 1767. 

150 

131-6 

40-8 

20-4 

17/20

Eveillé

Rochefort  

1752 

Condemned in 1770, and BU in 1771.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

153 

127-4 

40-8 

19-6 

18-2/20-4

Inflexible  

Rochefort  

1752 

Broken up in 1760.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

149 

40-6 

20-9 

19/20-2

Algonkin

Quebeck

1753

Condemned, and hulked in 1758.
BU in 1815?.
28-24, 30-12, 14-8/6 pdrs.

160

135

44

22

?

Capricieux  

Rochefort  

1753 

Burnt by British in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

150 

134 

40-2 

20 

?

Bienfaisant  

Brest  

1754 

Captured by RN in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

150
158-9e 

?
129-1e 

40-8
44-6e 

20
19-4e 

17/20

Sphinx

Brest

1755

Rebuild 1775-77.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   
12-36, 4-16obuser, 6-perriers,
2-12"mortar (1793)

150
150

135
135

40-6
40-6

20
20

19-11/21-5
17-10/19-6

Vaillant

Toulon

1755

Hulked in 1793.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

151

127-9

40-6

19-8

18/20 -
(18-9/21-3)

Belliqueux  

Brest  

1756 

Captured by RN in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

150
157-10e 

135
128e 

40-6
44-10e 

20
19-10e 

19-11/21-5

Raisonnable  

Rochefort  

1756 

Captured by RN in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs. 

152
159-2e 

138-6
129-7e 

40
43-10e 

20-4
19-6e 

?

Warvick

Plymouth

1756
(prize)

Ex English Warvick 1733.
Recaptured by RN in 1761.
24-22, 26-9, 10-6 pdrs.

139
144e

?
117e

38-10
41-5e

15-10
16-11e

17-9/18-7

Celebre

Brest

1757

Burnt by British in 1758.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

(150)

?

(40-6)

(20)

?

Brillant

Lorient

1758

Launched in 1757 as a Eastindiamen, but
purchased by the navy in 1758.
Condemned in 1770.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

156

148?

41

20

19/19-6

Fantasque  

Toulon  

1758 

Condemned, and hulked in 1784.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

151 

134 

40-6 

19-6 

17-9/21-6

Solitaire

Lorient

1758

Stricken in 1771.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

165

?

41

20-6

?

Modeste

Toulon

1759

Captured by RN in 1759.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

151
158-6e

127-9
129e

40-6
44-5e

19-8
19-8e

18/20

Altier  

Toulon 

1760 

Condemned in 1770.
Sold in 1772 (Turkey?).
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

151 

134 

40-6 

19-6 

17-9/21-6

Notre Dame du Rosaire,
Hasard (1762)

Genoa

1760

Purchased in 1760.
Launched c. 1755-57.
Condemned in 1770, and hulked in 1771.
26-24, 28-18/12, 10-8/6 pdrs.

(165)

?

41-3

18-5

?

Sainte Anne 

Genoa  

1760 

Bought at Lisbon in 1760 
from unknown owner.
Launched c. 1755-56.
Taken by RN in 1761.
26-24, 28-18/12, 10-8/6 pdrs.

(165)
165e 

?
136-2e 

41-3
44-1e 

18-5
19-7e 

?

Vierge de Santé,
Rencontre (1762) 

Genoa  

1760 

Purchased in 1760.
Launched c. 1755-59.
Condemned in 1769, and BU in 1769/70.
26-24, 28-18/12, 10-8/6 pdrs.

(165) 

41-3 

18-5 

?

Saint Francois de Paule,
Aventurier (1764) 

Genoa  

1760 

Purchased in 1760.
Launched c. 1756-59.
Condemned in 1770.
Sold to Turkey? in 1772. 
26-24, 28-18/12, 10-8/6 pdrs.

(165) 

41-3 

18-5 

?

Provence ,
(ex Union in 1762) 

Toulon  

1763 

China comppany ship in 12/1783-8/1785.
Condemned, and BU in 1786. 
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

153 

136 

40-6 

19-8 

19-1/21-4

Union ,
(ex Orion in 1762) 

Brest  

1763 

Wrecked in 1782.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

156 

40-6 

20 

18/19-6

Artesien  

Brest  

1765 

Condemned, and hulked in 1785/86.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

154 

141 

40-6 

20 

18/19-10

Vengeur

Lorient

1765

Launched in 1756 as Eastindiamen, but
purchased by the navy in 1765.
Wrecked in 1785.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

162

150?

41-6

21

19-3/20-9

Actionnaire

Lorient

1770

Launched in 1767 as a Eastindiamen, but
purchased by the navy in 1770.
Rearmed as en flûte after 1777.
Captured by RN in 1782.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

155

146

40-6

17-6

17-3/20-6

Indien

Lorient

1770

Launched in 1768 as a Eastindiamen, but
purchased by the navy in 1770.
Condemned in 1783, and sold in 1784.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

157-6

148

40-6

17-6

?/20-6

Mars

Lorient

1770

Launched in 1769 as a Eastindiamen, but
purchased by the navy in 1770.
Burnt accidentally in 1773.
26-24
, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

157-6

148

40-6

17-6

?/20-6

Alexandre  

Brest  

1771 

Condemned, and burnt
due to an epidemic in 1783.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

154 

141 

40-6 

20 

18/19-10

Roland  

Brest  

1771 

Burnt accidentally in 1779.
Broken up in 1781.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

154 

141 

40-6 

20 

18/19-10

Eveillé  

Brest  

1772 

Condemned in 1785/86.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.    

154 

141 

40-6 

20 

18/19-10

Protée  

Brest  

1772 

Captured by RN in 1780.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.   

154
164-8e 

141
135-1e 

40-6
44-6e 

20
19-2e 

18/19-10

Brillant  

Brest  

1774 

Stricken in 1786, and hulked in 1787.
Condemned in 1795, and BU in 1797.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

157 

142 

40-6 

20 

18-9/19-9

Solitaire  

Brest  

1774 

Captured by RN in 1782.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

153-
154 

142 

41 

20-6 

19/20

Reflechi ,
Turot/ Thurot (1793) 

Rochefort  

1776 

Hulked in 1788.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

154 

142 

41 

20-6 

19/20

Sphinx (RB)

Brest

1776

Sphinx from 1755, rebuild 1775-77.
Made a floating battery in 1793.
Disarmed in 1802.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.

151

135

41

20-6

19-11/21-5

Caton  

Toulon  

1777 

Captred by RN in 1782.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

156
157
166

139
139
136-4e 

40-6
40-6
44e 

19-8
19-8
19-4e 

18/19 -
17-11/19-1

Sévere  

Lorient-
Caudan 

1778
 

Launched 1775.
Purchased 1778.
Wrecked in 1784.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

(157-6) 

(148) 

(40-6) 

(17-6) 

(?/20-6)

Ajax  

Lorient-
Caudan  

1779

Launched 1774.
Purchased 1779.
Stricken in 1786.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

(157-6) 

(148) 

(40-6) 

(17-6)

(?/20-6)

Jason  

Toulon  

1779 

Captured by RN in 1779.
26-24, 28-12, 10-6 pdrs.     

156
157
166-7e 

139
139
136-6e 

40-6
40-6
44-8e 

19-8
19-8
19-1e 

18/19 -
17-11/19-1