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Le Constant -> 1678 Triomphant

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Nominal Guns74FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1674FWAS1626
Named26.6.1675FWAS1626
Acquired20.6.1675FWAS1626
First Commissioned1676FWAS1626
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest FWAS1626
Ship ClassConstant Class (1674)W033
Designed by
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
CategorySecond RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the LineW033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Burnt in Action2.6.1692FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck143' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4502 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Forward18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,350Tonneaux 

Armament


1676Broadside Weight = 634 French Livre (684.2128 lbs 310.343 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 730 French Livre (787.816 lbs 357.335 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck16 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
20.6.1675409Design ComplementFWAS1626

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1690Chef d'Escadre
Chevalier Pierre Le Bret (Chevalier de Flacourt)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1684
ref:687
1692 - 4.6.1692Capitaine de Vaisseau
Charles-François de Machault de BelmontFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1676-1692
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
28.6.1678Renamed TriomphantFWAS1626
1679Rerated as a 76 gunnerFWAS1626
1688Rerated as a 74 gunnerFWAS1626
1690Rerated as a Premier RangFWAS1626
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1691Rerated as a 76 gunner Second RangFWAS1626
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1.6.1692Action at Cherbourg
2.6.1692

Burnt by the fireship Wolf (8) during the attack on Cherbourg

BWAS-1603
1696Rerated as a 76 gunner Second RangFWAS1626

 

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