Le Solide

15946
Nominal Guns44NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1683NNF-1661
Launched6.11.1683NNF-1661
First Commissioned6.1684NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1661
Ship ClassSolide ClassNNF-1661
Designed byHowens HendrickNNF-1661
ConstructorHowens HendrickNNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Wrecked8.1694NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck118' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3264 (125′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


6.1684Broadside Weight = 188 French Livre (202.8896 lbs 92.026 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1684236 NNF-1661

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1688Lieutenant-général François Louis Rousselet (Comte de Chateaurenault) (1637-1716)1690Capitaine de Vaisseau de Ferville (1645-1715)ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1688/89 - 1690Garde de la MarineJean-André de Barrailh (1672-1762)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
2.6.1688Action of 1688/06/02
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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