L'Actif -> 1675 Etoile

15987
Nominal Guns36NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1673NNF-1661
Launched9.1673NNF-1661
First Commissioned1674NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
Designed by Benjamin ChailleNNF-1661
Constructor Pierre Masson (d.1720)NNF-1661
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1661
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeFrégate à deux batteries NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Deleted from list1696NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel80' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.984 (85′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.3936 (34′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen410Ton 

Armament


1673Broadside Weight = 180 French Livre (194.256 lbs 88.11 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck18 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1674206 NNF-1661

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1674 - 1675Capitaine de Vaisseau André de Nesmond (1641-1702)FWIKI1678Capitaine de Vaisseau Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711)ref:7691682Capitaine de Vaisseau Job Forant (d.1692)FWIKI1683Capitaine de Vaisseau des Gouttesref:771

Service History


DateEventSource
1.2.1674/75Attack on the Smyrne Convoi
12.1675Renamed EtoileNNF-1661
11.12.16772nd Battle of Tobago
23.7.1682First Bombardment of Algiers
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers
14.8.1697Action of 1697-08-14

 

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