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Nominal Guns70NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
Ordered1707NNF-1715
Acquired2.1712NNF-1715
First Commissioned1712NNF-1715
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon FWAS1626
Designed by
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
FWAS1626
Constructor
François ChapelleFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1674-1712
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1743NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck148' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0704 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3168 (43′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,400Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck150' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3168 (43′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,300Tonneaux 

Armament


1712Broadside Weight = 612 French Livre (660.4704 lbs 299.574 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

1727Broadside Weight = 762 French Livre (822.3504 lbs 372.999 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17125099 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1733 - 1734Chef d'Escadre
Charles-Hercule d'Albert (Chevalier de Luynes)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1734
ref:631

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1733Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Pierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1764
ref:673
1740Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Pierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1764
ref:673
20.8.1740 - 20.4.1741Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Joseph d'Helie (Chevalier de Villarzel)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1758
ref:1762

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1733 - 21.3.1734Enseigne de Vaisseau
Joseph d'Helie (Chevalier de Villarzel)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1758
ref:1762

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.6.1733 - 21.3.1734Garde de la Marine
Antoine de Marges de Saint-VictoretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1769
ref:672

Service History


DateEventSource
1728Refitted as a 68 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
1740

Campaign to the Antilles in the d'Antin Squadron .

ref:673
1743

Condemned at Rochefort

FWAS1626


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.6.1733-1733French Baltic Squadron 1733
Charles-Hercule d'Albert (Chevalier de Luynes)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1734
 
 

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