L'Admirable

1869
Nominal Guns88NNF-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 ClassNNF-1715
Designed byLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)NNF-1715
ConstructorLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)NNF-1715
CategorySecond RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1717NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck160'French Feet (Pied du Roi)51.968 (170′ 5″ Imperial)
Length of Keel134'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5264 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth45' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.6485 (48′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8479 (22′ 5″ Imperial)
Burthen1,900Ton 

Armament


3.1692/93Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1692/937349 officers, 725 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1693Chef d'escadre Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue) (1630-1704)ref:6878.1698 - 26.10.1698Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711)ref:7694.1702 - 1702Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711)ref:7691704Chef d'escadre Bernard Jean-François Jacques Kadot (Marquis de Sébeville) (1644-1732)FWIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1693Lieutenant de Vaisseau Charles-Gaspard Goussé (Marquis de la Roche-Allard) (1670-1748)ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1698 - 1700Enseigne de Vaisseau Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy) (1666-1736)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1698

Depart from

Brest
ref:769
26.10.1698

Disarmed at

Toulon
ref:769
4.1702

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

ref:769
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
8.1715Condemned at ToulonNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:769Abraham Du Quesne et la marine de son temps Tome 2 from 1670 Augustin JalDigital Book
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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