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La Royale -> 1671 Ferme

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Fregate Royale
Nominal Guns56NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1660NNF-1610
Launched2.1661NNF-1610
First Commissioned11.1661NNF-1610
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1610
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1610
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
NNF-1610
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1610
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1610
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1610
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1610
Condemned5.1676NNF-1610

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck133' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.1984 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel101' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.8048 (107′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7725 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Forward15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


1669Broadside Weight = 362 French Livre (390.6704 lbs 177.199 kg)NNF-1610
Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1661405 NNF-1610

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1662Capitaine de Vaisseau
François NuchezeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1662
NNF-1610
1662 - 1666Lieutenant-Général
Paul de Fortia (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1619-1667
NNF-1610
1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre de CouFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1666
NNF-1610
1667Capitaine de Vaisseau
François de Livenne de VerdilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1631-1672
NNF-1610
1668 - 1669Capitaine de Vaisseau
HilliereFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1669
NNF-1610

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1662Amiral de FranceNNF-16101667Lieutenant-Général
Paul de Fortia (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1619-1667
NNF-1610

Service History


DateEventSource
2.3.1665Battle of La Goulette
24.8.1665Battle of Cherchell
1669Refitted as a 52 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
6.1671Renamed FermeNNF-1610
5.1676Refitted as a Unrated Hulk

 

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