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L'Henri

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Nominal Guns68FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1687FWAS1626
Launched13.8.1688FWAS1626
First Commissioned5.1689FWAS1626
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1626
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders FWAS1626
Designed by
Hendrick HouvensFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1673-1692
FWAS1626
Constructor
Hendrick HouvensFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1673-1692
FWAS1626
CategoryThird RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up11.1.1735FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck144'French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7737 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3526 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2058 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


1689Broadside Weight = 446 French Livre (481.3232 lbs 218.317 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1689Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
16924077 officers, 400 menNNF-1715

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6871692 - 1694Capitaine de Vaisseau
Gaspard de Goussé de La Roche-AllardFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1730
ref:687
1704Capitaine de Vaisseau
de SerquignyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ref:673
1705 - 1706Chef d'Escadre
Jacques-Auguste Maynard (Sieur de Bellefontaine de la Malmaison)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1665-1714
ref:687

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695Enseigne de Vaisseau
Vincent Huon de KermadecFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1733
ref:673
1704Enseigne de Vaisseau
Pierre Paul de Mordant (Sieur d'Héricourt)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ref:631

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
28.4.1704 - 1704Garde de la Marine
Claude Louis d'Espinchal (1st Marquis de Massiac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1702-1770
ref:673
3.11.1717 - 20.3.1718Garde de la Marine
Joseph d'Helie (Chevalier de Villarzel)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1758
ref:1762

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1691Rerated as a 70 gunnerFWAS1626
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1695

Siege of Barcelona.

ref:673
1696Rerated as a 64/58 gunnerFWAS1626
1701Rerated as a Troisième RangFWAS1626
1702Rerated as a Second RangFWAS1626
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707

Scuttled at Toulon , but later raised.

FWAS1626
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
8.1726Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels (Second Rang) HulkFWAS1626
11.1.1735

Ordered to be broken up.

FWAS1626

 

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