L'Heureux

15968
Nominal Guns52NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1670NNF-1661
Launched3.10.1671NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1672NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1661
Constructor Jacques TortelNNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1693NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck124' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.2752 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


4.1672Broadside Weight = 372 French Livre (401.4624 lbs 182.094 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1672300 NNF-1661

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1672Capitaine de Vaisseau François Panetié (Seigneur de la Croix) (1626-1696)ref:6871674 - 1676Capitaine de Vaisseau Michel de Ligny (Chevalier de La Bretesche) (1640-1690)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1680Capitaine en Troisième Jean de La Roque-Persin (1650-1711)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
11.2.1674/75First battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
7.1679Began rebuilding at Toulon - Provence NNF-1661
4.1680Completed rebuilding at Toulon - Provence NNF-1661
11.1681Began repairs at Toulon - Provence NNF-1661
12.1681Completed repairs at Toulon - Provence NNF-1661
7.1690Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk

 

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