Le Maure2309
Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1687/08NNF-1661
First Commissioned1688/10
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon NNF-1661
Designed byBlaise PangaloNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Moor' (1710)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)


1788/10Broadside Weight = 348 French Livre (359 lbs 170.346 kg) NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource


16901690Capitaine de Vaisseau Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière)ref:687
16921692Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Baptiste Achard (Chevalier des Augiers)FWIKI
16961696Capitaine de VaisseauJean BartFWIKI

Service History

DateEvent Source
1690/06/30Battle of Beachy Head 
1692/01/30Attack of 1692/01/30 
1692/05/29Battle of Barfleur 
1692/08/31Attack of 1692/08/31 
1692/08/31Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Castricum ref:801
1692/08/31Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Maria Elisabeth ref:801
1696/06/17Bataille du Dogger Bank 
1704/08/13Battle of Malaga 
1707/10/10Battle of the Lizard 
1710/12/13Taken by Bredah , Berwick in the Mediterranean, Warspite -> 1716 Edinburgh  
1710/12/13Action of 1710-12-13 


NNF-1661 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687 Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:801 Histoire de la marine française, Vol VI from 1684 to 1715Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book
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