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L'Invincible

15927
Nominal Guns66NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered19.3.1666NNF-1661
Keel Laid Down4.1666NNF-1661
Launched12.1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned6.1667NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland NNF-1661
Ship ClassDutch Built GroupNNF-1661
Constructor
Cornelis MichielsDutch
Ship Builder
NNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Deleted from list1681NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ 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)
Burthen1,200French Feet (Pied du Roi) 

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

1674Broadside Weight = 482 French Livre (520.1744 lbs 235.939 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck12 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck16 French 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1666456Design ComplementFWAS1626

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1672Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
ref:687
1673 - 21.8.1673Capitaine de Vaisseau
Henri d'EstivalFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1671
ref:687
1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques-Auguste Maynard (Sieur de Bellefontaine de la Malmaison)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1665-1714
ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1674Rerated as a 72 gunnerFWAS1626
17.3.1677/78Second Battle of Ouessant

 

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