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L'Apollon -> 1678 Hardi

13481
Nominal Guns52
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1670
Launched8.1671
First Commissioned12.1672
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis
Constructor
Francois PometFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1667-1677
CategoryThird Rate
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Deleted from list1709

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.6081 (15′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen850Ton 

Armament


1672Broadside Weight = 366 French Livre (394.9872 lbs 179.157 kg)W033
Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 French 6-Pounder

12.1672Broadside Weight = 432 French Livre (466.2144 lbs 211.464 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1672 - 1675Capitaine de Vaisseau
Joseph AndraultFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
FWIKI
1675 - 1676Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis ForbinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1676
E-WIKI
1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1701
FWIKI
1683 - 10.1683Capitaine de Vaisseau
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
ref:769
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau
des GouttesFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1690
ref:687
1694Capitaine de Vaisseau
Abraham Duquesne-MosnierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1719
ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
11.2.1674/75First battle of Stromboli
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
6.1678Renamed HardiNNF-1661
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head

 

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