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L'Hercule -> 1671 Marquis -> 1671 Hercule

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Nominal Guns46NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1655NNF-1610
Launched1657NNF-1610
First Commissioned2.1660NNF-1610
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1610
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1610
Constructor
Laurent HubacFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
NNF-1610
CategoryThird RateNNF-1610
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1610
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1610
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1610
Broken Up1673NNF-1610

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck120' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel92' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.8816 (98′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth30' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.744 (31′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.8976 (12′ 9″ Imperial)
Draught Aft15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)

Armament


1665Broadside Weight = 143 French Livre (154.3256 lbs 69.9985 kg)NNF-1610
Gun Deck14 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 1-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1660255 NNF-1610

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1662Capitaine de Vaisseau
de la CarteFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662
NNF-1610
4.1663 - 1664Lieutenant-Général
Paul de Fortia (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1619-1667
NNF-1610
1664Capitaine de Vaisseau
Mathurin GabaretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1641-1667
NNF-1610
7.1665 - 1665Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
NNF-1610
1666 - 6.1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
FWIKI
1667Capitaine de Vaisseau
de LucheFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1670
NNF-1610
10.1669 - 1670Capitaine de Vaisseau
Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Comte de Tourville)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1669-1692
NNF-1610

Service History


DateEventSource
1665Refitted as a 36 gun Fourth Rate Ship
24.8.1665Battle of Cherchell
1671Refitted as a 38 gun Fourth Rate Ship
6.1671Renamed MarquisNNF-1610
7.1671Renamed HerculeNNF-1610
1673

Condemned and broken up at Brest

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