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FCDI Comte de Provence

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Comte de Provence, 74 Guns

Ship of the Compagnie des Indes



Launched10 August 1756
RateThird Rate
ConstructorJacques-Luc Coulomb
In ServiceNovember 1756
Out Service1766
FateBroken up



Gun DeckKeelBeamDraughtBurthenSource
168 ' 0"43'20'1490



DateCrewGunsLower GundeckUpper GundeckQuarterdeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
17564247428 x 2430 x 1810 x ?
1 January 176293662
1 January 176354262
11 July 176331362


Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource



Date FromDate toNameSource
30 December 175630 November 1759Jean-Jacques de La Chaise001
1 January 1762Pierre-Bernard Tréhouart de Beaulieu001
11 July 1764Jean Bécard001



Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource


Service record

30 December 1756Commissioned at L'Orient for India001
29 April 1758Missed the Battle of Cuddalore as she was still in port and didn't sally until the action was nearly overB040
30 November 1759Decommissioned at Ile de France (Mauritius)001
1 January 1762Recommissioned at Ile de France (Mauritius)001
11 July 1763Recommissioned at Ile de France (Mauritius) for the voyage to L'Orient001
11 July 1764Decommissioned at L'Orient001


Actions & Battles

3 August 1758Battle of NegapatamB057
10 September 1759Battle of PondicherryB057





001French site on the Compagnie des indes' ships
B040The Royal Navy - Vol IIIWilliam Laird Clowes
B057British Warships In The Age Of Sail 1714-1792Rif Winfield

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