French ship Raisonnable (1755)
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|Captured:||29 May 1758, by Royal Navy|
|Acquired:||29 May 1758|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||64-gun third rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1327 tons (1348.3 tonnes)|
|Length:||159 ft 2 in (48.51 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||48 ft 10.5 in (14.9 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 6 3⁄4 in (6.0 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||64 guns of various weights of shot|
On 29 May 1758, she was captured in the Bay of Biscay by HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Achilles at the Action of 29 April 1758, and commissioned in the Royal Navy as the third rate HMS Raisonnable. She was lost off Martinique on 3 February 1762.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1. p178.
- 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.
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