L'Ambitieux

1871
Nominal Guns80W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Launched12.1691EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis W033
ConstructorHonoré MalletW033
CategorySecond RateW033
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Burnt in Action4.6.1692W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck158' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)51.3184 (168′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.2912 (46′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,600Ton 

Armament


4.1692Broadside Weight = 966 French Livre (1042.5072 lbs 472.857 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1692731 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1691 - 4.6.1692Capitaine de Vaisseau SaujonFWIKI

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 4.6.1692Vice-Amiral Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay) (1632-1707)TRN22.6.1692 - 4.6.1692Amiral de France Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Chevalier de Tourville) (1642-1701)TRN2

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue

 

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