Le Grand Danois -> 1667 Sophie -> 1671 Fort

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Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1665NNF-1661
Purchased1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned12.1666NNF-1661
ShipyardUnknownNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Hulked1678NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck133' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.2017 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel108' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.0784 (115′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7996 (35′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2224 (13′ 10″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1666407 NNF-1661

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1666 - 1667Capitaine de Vaisseau Job Forant (d.1692)ref:6311672Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles de Courbon-Blénac (1st Comte de Blénac) (1622-1696)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1672 - 1672Capitaine en Second Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay) (1632-1707)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1667Renamed SophieNNF-1661
1670Refitted as a 56 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
20.6.1671Renamed Fortref:687
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1678Hulked at Rochefort

 

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