Le Courageux -> 1679 Magnanime

15043
Nominal Guns80W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Acquired1673W033
ShipyardToulon - Provence W033
Constructor Rodolphe GédéonW033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Sunk in Action10.3.1705W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent
Length of Gundeck147'French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.7496 (156′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth44'French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3183 (46′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)

Armament


1673Broadside Weight = 774 French Livre (835.3008 lbs 378.873 kg)W033
Gun Deck24 French 36-Pounder
Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 4-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 766 French Livre (826.6672 lbs 374.957 kg)W033
Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck14 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 French 4-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1695Chef d'escadreChevalier François-René de Betz (Comte de La Harteloire) (1648-1726)ref:1585

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1691 - 1691Enseigne de Vaisseau Vincent Huon de Kermadec (1671-1746)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1679Renamed Magnanime
27.8.1695Took the East Indiaman Seymour (40) ref:1585
1703Refitted as a 70 gun Second Rate
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella

 

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