Nominal Guns72BWAS-1603
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Elizabeth' (1704) (70)
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1603
ConstructorThomas PoddBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
National RateDeuxième RangBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up1720BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck153' 3"Imperial Feet46.6358 
Length of Keel126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Breadth41' 5 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold17' 1 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,153 4594Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck147'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.7496 (156′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel112' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.3934 (119′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth38'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3695 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)


1705Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 3-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 510 French Livre (550.392 lbs 249.645 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
17054077 officers, 400 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer

1706Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jean Baptiste Achard (Chevalier des Augiers) (1650-1708)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer

1707 - 1710Lieutenant de Vaisseau Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy) (1666-1736)ref:673

Service History

13.4.1706Action of 1706/04/13
12.6.1706Action of 1706/06/12
12.6.1706Took the Merchantman Queen (26) ref:683
12.6.1706Took the Merchantman Dover (20) ref:683

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1713Began refitting at Brest - Brittany NNF-1715
1714Completed refitting at Brest - Brittany NNF-1715


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