French ship Solitaire (1774)

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Career (France) French Royal Navy Ensign
Name: Solitaire
Launched: 1774
Captured: 6 December 1782, by Royal Navy
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: Solitaire
Acquired: 6 December 1782
Fate: Sold, 1790
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 64-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1521 tons (1545.4 tonnes)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 64 guns of various weights of shot

Solitaire was a 64-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, launched in 1774.

She was captured by the Royal Navy on 6th December 1782, and commissioned as the third rate HMS Solitaire. She was sold out of the navy in 1790.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1. p182.


  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.