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FCDI St Louis

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St Louis, 26 Guns

Ship of the Compagnie des Indes

 

Details

NationalityFrench
OrderedJuly 1751
Laid Down17 July 1752
LaunchedJanuary 1753
RateFifth Rate
ShipyardL'Orient
ConstructorNicolas Leveque
In Service4 February 1753001
Out Service1783B057
FateBroken UpB057

 

Dimensions

Gun DeckKeelBeamDraughtBurthenSource
145' 0"40'17'1,100

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsLower GundeckUpper GundeckQuarterdeckForecastleB/S WeightSource
4 February 175324528001
31 March 175629926001

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toNameSource
4 February 175322 January 1755Louis de Joannis001
31 March 175612 June 1756Camille L’Avocat de La Crochais001
30 December 175620 December 1760Louis de Joannis001
16 January 176411 July 1764Jean-François Haumont001
24 September 17661 June 1768Julien Magon de La Villebague001

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

4 February 1753Commissioned at L'Orient for a voyage to Pondicherry001
22 January 1755Decommissioned on her return to L'Orient001
31 March 1756Commissioned for the East Indies001
12 June 1756Decommissioned on her return to L'Orient001
30 December 1756Commissioned and sailed for the East Indies001
17 October 1758Arrived at Ile de France (Mauritius)001
20 December 1760Decommissioned at the Ile de France (Mauritius)001
16 January 1764Commissioned at the Ile de France (Mauritius)001
11 July 1764Decommissioned on her return to L'Orient001
24 September 1766Commissioned for a voyage to L'Ile de France (Mauritius)001
1 June 1768Decommissioned and disarmed on her return to L'Orient001
April 1770Converted to a Careen Hulk
1783Broken up

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
29 April 1758Battle of CuddaloreB057
3 August 1758Battle of NegapatamB057
10 September 1759Battle of PondicherryB057

 

Notes

 

Sources

001French site on the Compagnie des indes' ships
B057British Warships In The Age Of Sail 1714-1792Rif Winfield

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