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Le Bourbon -> 1671 Éclatant

13475
Nominal Guns66NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1663NNF-1661
Launched22.11.1665NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1666NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardSoubise - Aunis NNF-1661
Designed by
Jean-Pierre BrunFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1663
NNF-1661
Constructor
Jean-Pierre BrunFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1663
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Deleted from list1684NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck137' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.502 (146′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen1,050Ton 

Armament


1672Broadside Weight = 438 French Livre (472.6896 lbs 214.401 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1666409 NNF-1661
4.1666456450 crew + 6 officersFWAS1626
1671405400 crew + 5 officersFWAS1626

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1676 - 22.4.1676Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre de CouFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1666
ref:687
23.4.1676 - 1676Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6871677Capitaine de Vaisseau
Marc-Hyacinthe Rosmadec (Marquis de Rosmadec)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1690
ref:687
1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Jacques Motier (Chevalier de La Fayette)French
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1629-1678
ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1671Rerated as a 60 gunnerFWAS1626
24.6.1671Renamed ÉclatantFWAS1626
1672Rerated as a 64 gunnerFWAS1626
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1674Rerated as a 60 gunnerFWAS1626
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
1677Rerated as a 64 gunnerFWAS1626
13.7.1677First Battle of Ouessant

 

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