Neptune -> 1671 Illustre

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1666NNF-1661
Launched12.1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned9.1667NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland NNF-1661
ConstructorJ GronNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1698NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel118' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3264 (125′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5675 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


9.1667Broadside Weight = 496 French Livre (535.2832 lbs 242.792 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1667409 NNF-1661

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1671Renamed IllustreEWIKI
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur


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
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
 

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