Le Precieux

15972
Nominal Guns54NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1670NNF-1661
Launched15.12.1671NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1673NNF-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
Captured3.3.1676/77NNF-1661
BecomesDutch Fourth Rate 'Precieux' (1677)

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 
Burthen850Ton 

Armament


4.1673Broadside Weight = 378 French Livre (407.9376 lbs 185.031 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1673300 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1673Capitaine de Vaisseau François Panetié (Seigneur de la Croix) (1626-1696)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
3.3.1676/771st Battle of Tobago

 

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