Le Prince de Frise15974
Nominal Guns56NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Prins Friso' (1693)
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck117' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0016 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)


1696Broadside Weight = 342 French Livre (355 lbs 167.409 kg) NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6French 4-Pounder
1699Broadside Weight = 320 French Livre (332 lbs 156.64 kg) NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource


17021702Lieutenant de Vaisseau de Saint-AndréFWIKI

Service History

DateEvent Source
1699Re-classed as a 52 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line  
1702/08/20Benbow vs DuCasse 


NNF-1661 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
W006 Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
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