Nominal Guns84NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1689NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1690
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort NNF-1661
ConstructorHonoré MalletNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150'French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.7499 (45′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8532 (19′ 2″ Imperial)


5.1690Broadside Weight = 850 French Livre (917.32 lbs 416.075 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.16936099 officers, 600 menNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers

1690Chef d'escadre Jean Gabaret (Seigneur d'Angoulins) (1631-1697)ref:6871699Capitaine de VaisseauBernard Renau d'Elicagaray (1652-1719)FWIKI1704Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jean Baptiste Ducasse (1646-1715)FWIKI

Service History

30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
6.1717Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
1724Salvaged and broken upNNF-1715


NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site

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