Françoise -> 1671 Françoise15985
Nominal Guns36NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1655NNF-1610
First Commissioned1657
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1610
ShipyardSt Malo NNF-1610
Constructor TangayNNF-1610
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1610
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Broken Up1674NNF-1610


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5728 (11′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Aft14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)


1665Broadside Weight = 150 French Livre ( 73.425 kg) NNF-1610
Gun Deck12French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck2French 10-Pounder
Gun Deck14French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource


16571657Capitaine de VaisseauMathurin Gabaretref:687
16611661Capitaine de VaisseauSir Samuel PaulNNF-1610
16631663Capitaine de Vaisseau d'EctotNNF-1610
16641665Capitaine de Vaisseaude ChateauneufNNF-1610
16661667Capitaine de Vaisseaude ChateauneufNNF-1610
16721672Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques de Cuers (Seigneur de Cogolin)NNF-1610

Service History

DateEvent Source
1665Re-classed as a 32 gun Fifth Rate Ship  
1671/06Renamed FrançoiseNNF-1610
1672/05/28Battle of Solebay 


NNF-1610 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1610 à 1661Alain DemerliacBook
W033 Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
ref:687 Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
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Posted by gauthard serge on Wednesday 18th of January 2017 11:40

little mistake : FRANÇOISE new name: ÉOLE

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