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Le Français -> 1671 Glorieux

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François
Nominal Guns62FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered4.10.1668FWAS1626
Keel Laid Down11.1668FWAS1626
Named17.5.1669FWAS1626
Launched25.10.1669FWAS1626
First Commissioned8.1670FWAS1626
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1626
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest FWAS1626
Designed by
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
FWAS1626
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
CategoryThird RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the LineW033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Sunk in Action3.3.1677FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel116' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.6768 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen1,050Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel116' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.6768 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Tonneaux 

Armament


1672Broadside Weight = 438 French Livre (472.6896 lbs 214.401 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1669409 NNF-1661
25.10.1669405 FWAS1626

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1673Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste Valbelle (Chevalier de Valbelle)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1638-1680
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1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1677 - 21.2.1677Vice-Amiral
Jean d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1688
E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
24.6.1671Renamed GlorieuxFWAS1626
1672Rerated as a 64 gunnerFWAS1626
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
1674Rerated as a 66 gunnerFWAS1626
1676Rerated as a 66 gunnerFWAS1626
3.3.16771st Battle of Tobago

 

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