L'Ardente

15365
Nominal Guns4NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1682NNF-1715
Launched2.1683NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1683NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Ship ClassBomb Vessel Class Second BatchNNF-1715
Designed byBernard Renau d'Elicagaray (1652-1719)NNF-1715
CategoryUnratedNNF-1715
Ship TypeBomb Vessel NNF-1715
Last known1723NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck75' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)24.3979 (80′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel64'French Feet (Pied du Roi)20.8143 (68′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1215 (29′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10'French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.248 (10′ 7″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:689
Burthen140French Tonneaux138.039 

Armament


4.1683Broadside Weight = 12 French Livre (12.9504 lbs 5.874 kg)NNF-1715
Upper Gun Deck4 French 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck2 French 12" Mortar

1696Broadside Weight = 12 French Livre (12.9504 lbs 5.874 kg)ref:689
Gun Deck4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1683415 officers, 36 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1683Enseigne de VaisseauAbraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:7711684Capitaine de GalioteAbraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes
26.6.1688Bombardment of Algiers
1714Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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