Aigle (50)

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Origin and History

Built by P. Morineau in 1748 in Rochefort. Launched in 1750.

Commanded by M. de la Rochefoucault-Cousage in 1755.

The ship was striken off of the fleet in 1758.

Service during the War

In 1755, the ship took part to the expedition to reinforce Canada.

Characteristics

Technical specifications
Guns 50
1st deck 24 x 18-pdrs
2nd deck 26 x 12-pdrs
Crew 300
Length 138 feet (42.06 m)
Width 37,6 feet (11.46 m)
Depth 18,9 feet (5.76 m)
Displacement 1150 tons

References

Deschênes, Ronald, Répertoire des vaisseaux de ligne français 1682-1780

Vial J. L., Nec Pluribus Impar