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Le Griffon

11299
Nominal Guns48NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1704NNF-1715
Acquired10.1.1705NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1705NNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Designed by
Blaise CoulombFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1688-1731
W033
Constructor
Blaise CoulombFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1688-1731
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1748BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7725 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen500Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck124' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.282 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth33'French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7455 (35′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen550Ton 

Armament


1704Broadside Weight = 198 French Livre (213.6816 lbs 96.921 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder

3.1705Broadside Weight = 206 French Livre (222.3152 lbs 100.837 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.17053066 officers, 300 menNNF-1715
1707320 

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1706 - 10.11.1706Capitaine de Vaisseau
FondelinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1706
ref:683
1707Capitaine de FrégateE-WIKI1739Capitaine de Vaisseau, ? year before the "Bourbon"
Chevalier Étienne de PérierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1757
ref:673

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1723Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1728
ref:673
1.7.1733 - 10.1.1734Lieutenant de VaisseauFWIKI

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1723 - 1730Garde de la Marine
Guy-François de Coëtnempren (Comte de Kersaint)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1756
ref:1220
1738Garde de la Marine
François Alexis PérierFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1734-1737
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
13.4.1706Action of 1706/04/13
10.11.1706

Return to

Brest
ref:683
1.5.1707Action off Brighthelmstone
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
19.8.1712Taken off Cape Finisterre by Hardy's squadron.BWAS-1603
1713Returned by the British at the end of hostilitiesBWAS-1603
1744

Condemned at Brest

NNF-1715

 

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