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L'Admirable

1869
Nominal Guns96NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1692NNF-1715
Launched23.12.1692NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1693NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassAdmirable Class (1692)NNF-1715
Designed by
Laurent CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1686-1696
NNF-1715
Constructor
Laurent CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1686-1696
NNF-1715
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up8.1716NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck160' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)51.968 (170′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5232 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth45' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.6485 (48′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,900Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Draught Forward21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Aft23' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5245 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen2,000Tonneaux 

Armament


3.1693Broadside Weight = 930 French Livre (1003.656 lbs 455.235 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 4-Pounder

3.1693Broadside Weight = 916 French Livre (988.5472 lbs 448.382 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 French 6-Pounder

1699Broadside Weight = 948 French Livre (1023.0816 lbs 464.046 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

1704Broadside Weight = 936 French Livre (1010.1312 lbs 458.172 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1693Home: 736 Peacetime: 566725 crew + 11 officersFWAS1626
3.16937349 officers, 725 menNNF-1715

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1693Chef d'Escadre
Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1670-1702
ref:687
8.1698 - 26.10.1698Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
ref:769
4.1702 - 1702Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
ref:769
1704Chef d'Escadre
Chevalier Jean François Kadot de SébevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1704
FWIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1693Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:687

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1698 - 1700Enseigne de Vaisseau
Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1728
ref:673
1702Garde de la Marine
Pierre d'Aymar d’Albi de Bres (Comte de Chateurenard)French
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1701-1751
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
8.1698

Depart from

Brest
ref:769
26.10.1698

Disarmed at

Toulon
ref:769
1699Rerated as a 90 gunnerFWAS1626
4.1702

In stand-by under Langeron in the port of Toulon to take the sea : no order

ref:769
1704Refitted as a 88 gun Second RateFWAS1626
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
8.1715Condemned at ToulonNNF-1715

 

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