César -> 1671 Rubis

Nominal Guns52NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
First Commissioned1650NNF-1610
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1610
ConstructorLaurent HubacNNF-1610
CategorySecond RateNNF-1610
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1610
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1610
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1610
Broken Up9.1673NNF-1610


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7725 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9045 (16′ 1″ Imperial)


1650Broadside Weight = 438 French Livre (472.6896 lbs 214.401 kg)NNF-1610
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

7 Commanding Officers

1652Capitaine de Vaisseau Truchot des ForgettesNNF-16101655 - 9.1655Capitaine de Vaisseau Aisnay (Chevalier d'Aisnay)NNF-16109.1655 - 1656Capitaine de VaisseauSir Samuel Paul (d.1668)NNF-16101660 - 16.11.1660Chef d'escadreHector des Ardens (1620-1675)NNF-16101665 - 1666Capitaine de Vaisseau Nicolas Le Roy (Sieur du Mé et d'Aplemont)NNF-16101667Capitaine de Vaisseau GiraudiereNNF-16101672Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis Le Roux d'Infreville-Saint-Aubin (Chevalier d'Infreville-Saint-Aubin) (1642-1712)ref:687

2 Flag Officers

1652Amiral de France César de Bourbon (Duc de Vendôme) (1594-1665)NNF-16109.1655 - 1656Amiral de France César de Bourbon (Duc de Vendôme) (1594-1665)NNF-1610

Service History


Disarmed at Rochforte

1671Refitted as a 48 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
1671Renamed RubisW006
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay


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