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HMXMS Fendant (1776)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 10 months ago

Fendant, 74 Guns


Details
Nationality French
Marine Nationale Marine Nationale
Laid Down 1772/05/00 B191
Launched 1776/11/11 B191
Shipyard Rochefort B191
Constructor Antoine Groignard B191
Rate Third Rate
National Rate Premier Rang
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1784/09 B191
Fate Foundered B191

Dimensions
B191   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 170' French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Length of Keel 160' French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Breadth 43' 6" French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Depth in Hold 21' 5" French Feet (Pied du Roi)
Burthen 1,500 Ton

Armament
1777/02 B191 Broadside Weight = 838
Lower Gun Deck 28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle 16 French 8-Pound

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1777/02 721 6 officers, 715 crew B191

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1778 1781 Capitaine de Vaisseau Marquis de Vaudreuil B085
1781 1782 Capitaine de Vaisseau de Peynier B085

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1778/07/27 Present at 1st Battle of Ushant  
1778/12/18 Expedition to Santa Lucia. This attempt had not succeeded. 5 army officers and 167 soldiers will be killed during the action B085
1779/01/30 Expedition to Senegal  
1779/07/06 Present at the Battle of Grenada  
1780/04/17 Present at the Battle of Martinique  
1780/05/15 Present at the Action of 1780-05-15  
1780/05/19 Present at the Action of 1780-05-19  
1783/06/20 Present at 2nd Battle of Cuddalore  
1784/09 Wrecked in the east Indies B191

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1778/07/27 1st Battle of Ushant
1779/07/06 Battle of Grenada
1780/04/17 Battle of Martinique
1780/05/15 Action of 1780-05-15
1780/05/19 Action of 1780-05-19
1783/06/20 2nd Battle of Cuddalore

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B191 Nomenclature des navires français de 1715 à 1774 Alain Demerliac
B085 Journal de bord du Bailly de Suffren dans l'Inde

Last Updated :2010/01/04 at 11:47:25 by Cy

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