Le Dauphin -> 1671 Vermandois -> 1678 Vigilant

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Nominal Guns52NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1662NNF-1661
Launched3.1664NNF-1661
First Commissioned8.1664NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence W006
ConstructorGédéon RodolpheNNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up4.1700NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
Length of Gundeck132' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.8787 (140′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7184 (35′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9045 (16′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


8.1664Broadside Weight = 360 French Livre (388.512 lbs 176.22 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1664337 NNF-1661

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1682Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Chevalier de Tourville) (1642-1701)ref:7711684Chef d'escadre Charles-François Davy (Marquis d'Amfreville) (1628-1692)BNF1

Service History


DateEventSource
12.8.1665Battle of Cherchell
6.1671Renamed VermandoisNNF-1661
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
6.1678Renamed VigilantNNF-1661
23.7.1682First Bombardment of Algiers
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:771Histoire de la marine française, Vol V from 1635 to 1684Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book
BNF1Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IO TroudeDigital Book
 

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