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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
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques Kadot de Sébeville (Comte de Sébeville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
FWIKI
1681Capitaine de Vaisseau
Max du Périer (Chevalier du Mesné)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1689
ref:687
1683Capitaine de Vaisseau
Victor Marie d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
ref:687
1684Capitaine de Vaisseau
Armand-Charles de La Porte de La Meilleraye (2nd Duc de La Meilleraye)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1676-1690
BNF1

Service History


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

 

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