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La Couronne

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Nominal Guns82FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1668FWAS1626
Acquired18.2.1669FWAS1626
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest FWAS1626
Designed by
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
CategorySecond RateFWAS1626
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the LineW033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Sold for Break Up1712FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck144' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7712 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5332 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,300Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck143' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4464 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3627 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.2268 (23′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Tonneaux 

Armament


2.1669Broadside Weight = 678 French Livre (731.6976 lbs 331.881 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

18.2.1669Broadside Weight = 580 French Livre (625.936 lbs 283.91 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 Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1675Broadside Weight = 572 French Livre (617.3024 lbs 279.994 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 Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1691Broadside Weight = 678 French Livre (731.6976 lbs 331.881 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1698Broadside Weight = 730 French Livre (787.816 lbs 357.335 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck16 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1704Broadside Weight = 642 French Livre (692.8464 lbs 314.259 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1669559550 crew + 9 officersFWAS1626

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1683 - 1683Chef d'Escadre
Charles-François Davy (2nd Marquis d'Amfreville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1692
FWIKI
1690Chef d'Escadre
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
FWIKI
1692Capitaine de Vaisseau
de Montbron (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
FWIKI
1694Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Chevalier André de NesmondFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1697
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1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1694Garde de la Marine
Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1675Refitted as a 80 gun Second RateFWAS1626
1687Rerated as a Second RangFWAS1626
1690Rerated as a Premier RangFWAS1626
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1691Refitted as a 76 gun Second Rate (Second Rang)FWAS1626
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
22.5.1703Cap de la Roque
22.5.1703Took the Ship of the Line
Schermer (44) 1690-1703
Dutch 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
near Cap de la Roque
FWIKI
1704Rerated as a Premier RangFWAS1626
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Submerged at Toulon to avoid shell fireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
10.1707RefloatedNNF-1661

 

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