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Le Frédéric -> 1671 Admirable

Nominal Guns64FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1665FWAS1626
First Commissioned12.1666NNF-1661
How acquiredBuilt by ContractNNF-1661
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1.1677NNF-1661


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck139' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.1472 (148′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel114' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0388 (121′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.3788 (37′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.3036 (14′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Aft17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)


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
12.1666505 NNF-1661

1 Ship Commander

1672Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jérome-Augustin du Vernay de BeaulieuFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1682

Service History

7.6.1671Renamed AdmirableFWAS1626
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1674Rerated as a 72 gunnerFWAS1626
1676Rerated as a 60 gunnerFWAS1626
4.1676Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels Hulk FWAS1626


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