Le Beaufort -> 1671 Neptune -> 1679 Maure

Nominal Guns36NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1610NNF-1610
First Commissioned12.1662NNF-1610
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1610
Ship ClassMancini ClassNNF-1610
Designed byGédéon RodolpheNNF-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 Gundeck116' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.6768 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel90' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)29.232 (95′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.1633 (26′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9247 (12′ 10″ Imperial)
Draught Forward14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Draught Aft16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)


1665Broadside Weight = 88 French Livre (94.9696 lbs 43.076 kg)NNF-1610
Gun Deck2 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck1 French 16-Pounder
Gun Deck4 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck8 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck2 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1662235 NNF-1610

5 Commanding Officers

23.7.1664 - 31.10.1664Capitaine de VaisseauLouis de la Roche Saint-André (1630-1668)NNF-16101665 - 1666Capitaine de Vaisseau Raymond-Louis Preuilly d'Humières (Marquis de Preuilly d'Humières) (1623-1688)NNF-16101667Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jacques Motier (Chevalier de La Fayette) (1620-1680)NNF-16101668Capitaine de Vaisseaude Thivas1670Capitaine de Vaisseaude Thivas

Service History

6.1671Renamed NeptuneEWIKI
1.1679Renamed MaureEWIKI
1686Condemned at ToulonNNF-1610


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