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La Madame -> 1671 Pompeux

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Nominal Guns70FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1668NNF-1661
Named1.2.1669NNF-1661
Launched28.2.1670NNF-1661
First Commissioned12.1671NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon NNF-1661
Designed by
Jean GuérouardFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1668
NNF-1661
Constructor
Jean GuérouardFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1668
NNF-1661
CategorySecond RateFWAS1626
National RatePremier RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold2.1709NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck143' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4464 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,450Ton 

Armament


1670Broadside Weight = 592 French Livre (638.8864 lbs 289.784 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

1671Broadside Weight = 540 French Livre (582.768 lbs 264.33 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck12 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 8-Pounder

12.1671Broadside Weight = 562 French Livre (606.5104 lbs 275.099 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 544 French Livre (587.0848 lbs 266.288 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck20 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1671459 NNF-1661

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1673Capitaine de Vaisseau
Gabriel de Pontevès (Chevalier de Buous)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1655-1685
ref:687
1675 - 1676Chef d'Escadre
Jean-Baptiste Valbelle (Chevalier de Valbelle)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1638-1680
ref:687
1689Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre GravierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1689
ref:687
1690Capitaine de Vaisseauref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1671Rerated as a 70 gunner Second RangFWAS1626
6.1671Renamed PompeuxNNF-1661
1674Rerated as a 72 gunner Second RangFWAS1626
11.2.1674/75First battle of Stromboli
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
1679Rerated as a 70 gunner Second RangFWAS1626
6.1681Began refitting at Toulon - Provence NNF-1661
8.1681Completed refitting at Toulon - Provence NNF-1661
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1691Rerated as a 74 gunner Second RangFWAS1626
1693Rerated as a 82 gunner Second RangFWAS1626
1696Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels (Second Rang) HulkFWAS1626
1696Rerated as a 68 gunner Second RangFWAS1626

 

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