Le Trident

11284
Nominal Guns52NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1687BWAS-1603
Launched22.6.1688BWAS-1603
First Commissioned9.1688NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Designed byLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured28.1.1694/95BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Trident Prize' (1695) (58)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7184 (35′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


9.1688Broadside Weight = 308 French Livre (332.3936 lbs 150.7662 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 Pierrier

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1688256 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau Riberetteref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1693Enseigne de VaisseauVincent Huon de Kermadec (1671-1746)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
8.1.1694/95Action of 1695-01-18
28.1.1694/95Taken by Plymouth (52) off Pantelleria


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Friday 15th of November 2019 00:51Tim OakleyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Royal Sovereign' (1786) (100)
Thursday 14th of November 2019 05:17Albert ParkerBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Lennox' (1723) (70)
Thursday 14th of November 2019 03:56Tim OakleyBritish Other Vessels survey vessel 'Gleaner' (1809) (2)
Wednesday 13th of November 2019 18:36Tim OakleyBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Arab' (1798) (22)
Wednesday 13th of November 2019 02:53Tim OakleyJoseph Briggs