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Le Trident -> 1671 Aquilon

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Nominal Guns52NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1665NNF-1661
Launched8.1.1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1666NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Condemned8.1697NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen900Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 222 French Livre (239.5824 lbs 108.669 kg)NNF-1661
Upper Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

4.1666Broadside Weight = 198 French Livre (213.6816 lbs 96.921 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 280 French Livre (302.176 lbs 137.06 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck8 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1666325 NNF-1661

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1672Capitaine de Vaisseau
d'AillyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1684
ref:687
1673Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis de GabaretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1671
ref:687
1676 - 8.1.1676Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Villeneuve-FerrieresFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1672
ref:687
8.1.1676 - 1676Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques Kadot de Sébeville (Comte de Sébeville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
ref:631
1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
de Montbron (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
ref:687
1684Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques-Auguste Maynard (Sieur de Bellefontaine de la Malmaison)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1665-1714
ref:687
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau
BeaugeaisFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690
ref:687

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1676 - 8.1.1676Capitaine de Vaisseau, Capitaine en second
Jacques Kadot de Sébeville (Comte de Sébeville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
ref:631
1684Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Louis César de Campet (Chevalier de Saujon)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1720
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1671Renamed AquilonNNF-1661
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head

 

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