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HMXMS Orient (1756)

Page history last edited by ManuBlasco 15 years, 2 months ago

HMXMS Orient, 74

Details

NationalityFrench
Ordered
Started1756b086
Named1756b086
Launched1756b086
Shipyardb086
Plans
Constructor
Decks2
Rate3rd Rates
Class
System
Crew700b088
In Service1756b086
Out Service1782-09-07b085
FateWrecked1b085

 

Dimensions

UnitsLengthKeelBeamDepthDraughtWeightDisplacementSource
French ft.l (m.)k (m.)b (m.)d (m.)d (m.)w (Tn.)D (Tn.)b086

 

Armament

GunsDate#lbs#lbs#lbs#lbsFiresSource
741756LGDlbsMGDlbsUGDlbsC+FClbslbs (Kg.)

 

Commanders

1778-00-00yyyy-mmm-dd Capitaine de vaisseau, Comte D'Hector.b085
1782-00-00yyyy-mmm-ddChef d'escadre, D'orves.b085
1782-02-12yyyy-mmm-ddCapitaine de vaisseau, De la Pallière.b085

 

Officers's flagship

1782-mmm-dd1782-02-03Chef d'escadre, D'Orves2.

 

Service Record

yyyy-mmm-ddPlace, action, destination, mission, battle...

 

Actions & Battles

1759-11-20Battle of Quiberon Bay3b085, b086
1778-07-27Battle of Ushantb086
1782-02-17Battle of Sadrasb085
1782-04-12Battle of Provedien.b085
1782-07-06Battle of Negapatnam.b085
1782-09-03Battle of Trincomalee.b085

 

Notes

Ship's miscelaneous data.

1 On the 7th of September 1782 l'Orient Is wrecked on the "Pointe Sale". The crew is saved and is dispatched on the other ships.

2 At this date, Monsieur d'Orves, who is very ill, transfers the command of the squadron to Monsieur de Suffren. He will died a few days after, on Saturday the 9th of February 1782.

3 Bataille des Cardinaux

 

Sources

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