Courtisan -> 1671 Magnifique

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Nominal Guns72NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1666NNF-1661
Launched12.1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned1667
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardAmsterdam NNF-1661
ConstructorJ GronNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Last Mentioned1693NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck143' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4464 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel118' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3264 (125′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


1667Broadside Weight = 484 French Livre (522.3328 lbs 236.918 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 4-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1675Capitaine de Vaisseau de Montbron (Chevalier ) (1640-1693)ref:6871676 - 6.1677Capitaine de VaisseauPierre Gravier (1630-1690)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1674Capitaine en second Jean-Baptiste d'Augustine de Septèmes (Chevalier de Septèmes) (1640-1697)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1671Renamed MagnifiqueW033
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
6.1677Accidentaly sunk at BonifacioNNF-1661
1678Began repairs at Toulon NNF-1661
10.1679Completed repairs at Toulon NNF-1661
1682Refitted as a Unrated Hulk


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687 Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
W033 Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
 

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