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FCDI Centaure

Page history last edited by PBworks 16 years, 3 months ago

Centaure, 70 Guns

Ship of the Compagnie des Indes

 

Details

NationalityFrench
Laid DownJanuary 1756
Launched7 September 1751
RateFourth Rate
ShipyardL'Orient
ConstructorGilles Cambry
In ServiceFebruary 1752
Out Service1764B057
FateCondemnedB057

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDraughtBurthenSource
155' 0"42' 0"18' 0"1,300

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsLower GundeckUpper GundeckQuarterdeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
17522977026 x 2428 x 1210 x ?6 x ?

 

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
13 February 175217 June 1753Jean Jolif-Du Colombier001
27 January 17541 October 1755Michel Blain des Cormiers001
20 March 175613 June 1756Jacques Lars de Lescouet001
8 April 175710 September 1759René-Louis de Surville001
10 September 17591761Joachim Marion des Bretonnières001

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
10 September 1759Battle of PondicherryB057

 

Notes

 

Sources

001http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Marie_Charles_de_la_BourdonnayeFrench Wikipedia]
B057British Warships In The Age Of Sail 1714-1792Rif Winfield

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