L'Émerillon -> 1671 Fortuné

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Nominal Guns54NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1669NNF-1661
Launched6.1671NNF-1661
First Commissioned11.1672
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
ConstructorJean-Pierre BrunNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Condemned1688NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck134' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5232 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel108' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.0784 (115′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


11.1672Broadside Weight = 432 French Livre (466.2144 lbs 211.464 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

1676Broadside Weight = 426 French Livre (459.7392 lbs 208.527 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1680Capitaine en troisième de Ferville (1645-1715)ref:6871684Capitaine en second de Ferville (1645-1715)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1671Renamed FortunéW033
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
11.2.1674/75First battle of Stromboli
1676Refitted as a 52 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
3.3.1676/771st Battle of Tobago
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
 

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