Le Jules -> 1671 Indien

Nominal Guns38NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1661NNF-1610
First Commissioned11.1661NNF-1610
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1610
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1610
ConstructorRodolphe GédéonNNF-1610
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1610
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1610
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1610
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1610


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck113' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7024 (120′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 1"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9111 (12′ 9″ Imperial)
Draught Aft13' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2224 (13′ 10″ Imperial)


11.1661Broadside Weight UnknownNNF-1610
Lower Gun Deck18 French Canons de Fonte
Upper Gun Deck20 French Canons de Fer

1665Broadside Weight = 104 French Livre (112.2368 lbs 50.908 kg)NNF-1610
Gun Deck2 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck16 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 4-Pounder

7 Commanding Officers

1662 - 12.1663Chef d'escadrePierre Certaines de Fricambault (1620-1666)NNF-161012.1663 - 1664Capitaine de VaisseauHector des Ardens (1620-1675)NNF-16101665 - 1666Capitaine de Vaisseau BouillonNNF-16101666Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Erard (Seigneur de Belle-Isle) (1640-1704)NNF-16101667Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-Baptiste Valbelle (Chevalier de Valbelle) (1627-1681)NNF-16101668Capitaine de VaisseauLouis de la Roche Saint-André (1630-1668)NNF-16101669 - 1670Capitaine de Vaisseaude LucheNNF-1610

Service History

1665Refitted as a 24 gun Fifth Rate Ship
12.8.1665Battle of Cherchell
3.1667/68Sailed as part of a squadron escorting troops to Portugal
11.7.1668Returned to Brest as Portugal had signed a peace treaty with Spain
6.1671Renamed IndienE-WIKI
5.1673Wrecked in the TagusNNF-1610


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