Le Hasardeux

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Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1699NNF-1661
Launched8.1699NNF-1661
First Commissioned2.1701
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLorient NNF-1661
ConstructorPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured6.11.1703NNF-1661
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Hazardous' (1703) (54)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck128' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5744 (136′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4005 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen725Ton 

Armament


2.1701Broadside Weight = 348 French Livre (375.5616 lbs 170.346 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1701350 NNF-1661
6.11.1703300 ref:801

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1703 - 6.11.1703Corsaire Captain de la Rueref:801

Service History


DateEventSource
1703

Loan for privateering

ref:801
6.11.1703Taken by the British


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:801Histoire de la marine française, Vol VI from 1684 to 1715Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book
 

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Posted by David Johnston on Thursday 29th of October 2015 21:29

Wrecked (deliberately ran aground, having dragged her anchors off Isle of Wight) in 1706 in Bracklesham Bay, West Sussex, UK. Wreck site protected under UK's Protection of Wrecks Act as of historic and archaeological importance. Long term and ongoing archaeological investigation by volunteer group (internet search Warship Hazardous Prize to locate project web site). Featured in an episode of Channel 4's Wreck Detectives series.

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