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Le Breton ➡ 1671 Courtisan

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Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1665NNF-1661
Launched8.2.1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1666NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Ship ClassRubis Class (1664)NNF-1661
Designed by
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
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Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
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CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Foundered5.1674NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel113' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7024 (120′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


4.1666Broadside Weight = 324 French Livre (349.6608 lbs 158.598 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1666355 NNF-1661

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1671Renamed CourtisanNNF-1661
5.1674

Wrecked in a tempest in the East Indies

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Posted by Stuart Wicks on Sunday 14th of December 2014 18:27

CO Comte François Louis Rousselet (Marquis de Chateaurenault) dated 1678 is 4 years after ship foundered!

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