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La Reine -> 1671 Brave

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Nominal Guns60NNF-1610
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1645NNF-1610
Acquired9.2.1647NNF-1610
First Commissioned6.1648NNF-1610
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1610
Constructor
Gédéon RodolpheFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1610
CategorySecond RateNNF-1610
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1610
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1610
Broken Up2.1674NNF-1610

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1610
Length of Gundeck146' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4208 (155′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel116' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.6768 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Forward17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Aft18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


6.1648Broadside Weight = 540 French Livre (582.768 lbs 264.33 kg)NNF-1610
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1648355 NNF-1610

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1650 - 4.1652Chef d'Escadre
Paul de Fortia (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1619-1667
NNF-1610
1654Capitaine de Vaisseau
Nicolas TruchotFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1654
NNF-1610
1660Chef d'Escadre
Guillaume d'AlmérasFrench
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1637-1673
NNF-1610
1664Capitaine de VaisseauNNF-16101665 - 1667Capitaine de Vaisseau
Hector des ArdensFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1673
NNF-1610
1671Capitaine de VaisseauNNF-16101672Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-Baptiste Valbelle (Chevalier de Valbelle)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1638-1680
NNF-1610

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1665Capitaine de Vaisseauref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
24.8.1665Battle of Cherchell
1670Refitted as a 50 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
6.1671Renamed BraveNNF-1610
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay

 

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