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Le Mercoeur -> 1671 Trident

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Nominal Guns36NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1661NNF-1610
Launched7.1662NNF-1610
First Commissioned11.1662NNF-1610
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1610
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1610
Ship ClassMancini ClassNNF-1610
Designed by
Gédéon RodolpheFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1610
Constructor
Rodolphe GédéonFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1610
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1610
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1610
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1610
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1610
Condemned1686NNF-1610

Dimensions


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)

Armament


1665Broadside Weight = 182 French Livre (196.4144 lbs 89.089 kg)NNF-1610
Gun Deck2 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck6 French 16-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 French 8-Pounder

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1662 - 1663Chef d'Escadre
Mathurin GabaretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1667
NNF-1610
1664 - 1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
ThurelleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1668
NNF-1610
1667Capitaine de Vaisseau
CuvilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667
NNF-1610
1667 - 1668Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jérome-Augustin du Vernay de BeaulieuFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1682
NNF-1610
1668Capitaine de Vaisseau
ThurelleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1668
NNF-1610
1668 - 1669Capitaine de Vaisseau
Joseph Antoine Lefebvre de la BarreFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1664-1685
NNF-1610
1669Capitaine de Vaisseau
Nicolas Le Roy (Sieur du Mé et d'Aplemont)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1669
NNF-1610
12.11.1669 - 17.11.1669Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6871676Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques-Auguste Maynard (Sieur de Bellefontaine de la Malmaison)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1665-1714
ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1676 - 5.1676Capitaine en Second
Chevalier Pierre Le Bret (Chevalier de Flacourt)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1684
ref:687

1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
1665Volontaire de la Marine
de Beaulieu de TivasFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1665
ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1665

Mousquetaire du Roi on the Mercoeur

ref:687
17.11.1669

By orders of the King , commandement retired from 17/11/1669 to 09/03/1670

ref:687
6.1671Renamed TridentE-WIKI
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
23.7.1681Blockade of Chio
1682Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
1686Condemned at ToulonNNF-1610

 

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