L'Espérance d'Angleterre

14206
Nominal Guns70NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Hope' (1678) (70)
Captured16.4.1695NNF-1661
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorWilliam Castle (1629-1681)B065
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sunk in Action12.10.1702NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck143' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4502 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel114' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0272 (121′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen1,125Ton 

Armament


5.1695Broadside Weight = 522 French Livre (563.3424 lbs 255.519 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1695438 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1702 - 12.10.1702Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Antoine de la Haye du Coudray (Chevalier de Montbault) (1642-1712)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo

 

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