Le Fidèle

15965
Nominal Guns56NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1670NNF-1661
Launched21.6.1671NNF-1661
First Commissioned12.1671NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
ConstructorLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Wrecked11.1676NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck133' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.1984 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Length of Keel106' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.4288 (112′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


12.1671Broadside Weight = 438 French Livre (472.6896 lbs 214.401 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1671355 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1675 - 1676Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques de Cuers (Seigneur de Cogolin) (1622-1700)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
11.2.1674/75First battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo

 

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