Le Diamant

15935
Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1662NNF-1661
Launched12.1664NNF-1661
First Commissioned8.1665NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Ship ClassRubis ClassNNF-1661
Designed by Laurent HubacNNF-1661
Constructor Laurent HubacNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1685NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.7906 (35′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel113' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7024 (120′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.368 (37′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen950Ton 

Armament


8.1665Broadside Weight = 468 French Livre (505.0656 lbs 229.086 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

1672Broadside Weight = 450 French Livre (485.64 lbs 220.275 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 456 French Livre (492.1152 lbs 223.212 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1665357 NNF-1661

Service History


DateEventSource
1672Refitted as a 54 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1785Refitted as a 56 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line

 

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