Le Modéré

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Nominal Guns52W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1684BWAS-1603
Launched1685W033
First Commissioned5.1686W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders W033
Constructor Hendrick HouvensW033
CategoryFourth RateW033
National RateTroisième RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Captured12.10.1702BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Moderate' (1702) (64)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck126' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.9331 (134′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7906 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.8937 (16′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


1685Broadside Weight = 312 French Livre (336.7104 lbs 152.724 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1688 - 1689Capitaine de Vaisseau Hélie de Sainte-Hermine (1652-1700)ref:6871690Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Baptiste Achard (Chevalier des Augiers) (1650-1708)ref:6871692Capitaine de Vaisseau d'ÉvryFWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
26.6.1688Bombardment of Algiers
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
31.8.1692Attack of 1692/08/31
31.8.1692Took the Ship of the Line Castricum (52) ref:801
31.8.1692Took the Ship of the Line Maria Elisabeth (46) ref:801
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo

 

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