Le Saint Esprit

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1690NNF-1661
Launched1691NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1691NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
ConstructorJean GuichardNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1718NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck151' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.0496 (160′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 1"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.0191 (42′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5293 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,550Ton 

Armament


1691Broadside Weight = 636 French Livre (686.3712 lbs 311.322 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.16934599 officers, 450 menNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - 1.5.1696Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier François du Chalard (Marquis du Chalard) (1650-1696)ref:6871703Capitaine de VaisseauAbraham Duquesne-Guiton (1650-1724)ref:6871705Capitaine de VaisseauAbraham Duquesne-Guiton (1650-1724)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga

 

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