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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 Commissioned11.1672NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
Constructor
Jean-Pierre BrunFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1663
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
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

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1673Capitaine de Vaisseau
Charles de Courbon-Blénac (1st Comte de Blénac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1670-1693
ref:687
1674Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean François Kadot de SébevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1704
ref:631
1674 - 1675Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre GravierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1689
ref:687
1676Capitaine de Vaisseau
Charles-François Davy (2nd Marquis d'Amfreville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1692
ref:687
1677Capitaine de Vaisseau
Nicholas Lefèvre de MéricourtFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1678
ref:687
1680Capitaine de Vaisseauref:687

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1680Capitaine en Troisième
de FervilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
ref:687
1684Capitaine en Second
de FervilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
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
3.3.16771st Battle of Tobago
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes

 

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