Le Bizarre -> 1692 Colosse

Nominal Guns42W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1670W033
First Commissioned8.1673W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardMarseille - Provence W033
ConstructorAudibert CoulombW033
CategoryFourth RateW033
National RateQuatrième RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel85' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)27.608 (90′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1673156 NNF-1661
2.169291 NNF-1661

3 Commanding Officers

2.1676 - 1677Capitaine de Vaisseau Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue) (1630-1704)EWIKI1683 - 1684Capitaine de Vaisseau Max du Périer (Chevalier du Mesné) (1640-1689)ref:6871684Capitaine de Vaisseau Alexandre Claude Charles Chaumont (Marquis de Chaumont) (1640-1710)ref:687

Service History

23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers

The ship "Sirène" wrecked in the "Passe de Formantières"

All the mens , guns , anchors and ropes are return to Toulon on the ship "Bizarre" of the Chevalier du Mesné

17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes
19.6.1685Bombardment of Tripoli
2.1692Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Flûte
2.1692Renamed ColosseNNF-1661


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