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Le Normand -> 1671 Saint Louis

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Nominal Guns66NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered19.3.1666NNF-1661
Keel Laid Down4.1666NNF-1661
Launched12.1666NNF-1661
First Commissioned7.1667NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland NNF-1661
Ship ClassDutch Built Group (1666)NNF-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
Broken Up1680NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
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)
Draught Aft17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Tonneaux 

Armament


7.1667Broadside 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
7.1667409 NNF-1661

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean Erard (Seigneur de Belle-Isle)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1703
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Service History


DateEventSource
24.6.1671Renamed Saint LouisFWAS1626
1674Rerated as a 72 gunnerFWAS1626
17.3.1677/78Second Battle of Ouessant
1679Condemned at La RochelleNNF-1661

 

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