French ship Duc D'Aquitaine (1754)

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Career (France) French Royal Navy Ensign
Name: Duc D'Aquitaine
Launched: 1754
Captured: 30 May 1757
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Duc D'Aquitaine
Acquired: 30 May 1757
Fate: Wrecked, 1761
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 64-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1358 tons (1379.8 tonnes)
Length: 159 ft 5 in (48.59 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 44 ft 4 in (13.51 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 5 in (5.92 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 64 guns of various weights of shot

Duc D'Aquitaine was a 64-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, launched in 1754.

On 30 May 1757 she was captured by the Royal Navy and commissioned as the third rate HMS Duc D'Aquitaine. She foundered in 1761 and was lost.


  1. Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 178.


  • 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.