Le Fleuron

15966
Nominal Guns48NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1665NNF-1661
Launched1668NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1669NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
ConstructorLaurent HubacNNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Condemned1688NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Burthen900Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9045 (16′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen850Ton 

Armament


5.1669Broadside Weight = 342 French Livre (369.0864 lbs 167.409 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1669307 NNF-1661

Service History


DateEventSource
23.7.1681Blockade of Chio
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
BNF1Batailles Navales de la France - Vol IO TroudeDigital Book
 

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