La Charente -> 1678 Courtisan -> 1671 Belliqueux

1876
Nominal Guns66W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1666W033
Launched2.1669E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis W033
Constructor Jean LaureW033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RateDeuxième RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Wrecked11.5.1678W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck144' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.7712 (153′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5332 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck150' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel128' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5744 (136′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5472 (14′ 11″ Imperial)

Armament


1768Broadside Weight = 678 French Livre (731.6976 lbs 331.881 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1669409 NNF-1661
11.5.1678450 73 gunsref:687

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1670Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Gabaret (Seigneur d'Angoulins) (1631-1697)ref:6871677 - 11.5.1678Capitaine de Vaisseau André de Nesmond (1641-1702)FWIKI

1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
3.10.1677 - 11.5.1678Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles de Courbon-Blénac (1st Comte de Blénac) (1622-1696)ref:771

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1671Renamed BelliqueuxNNF-1661
11.12.16772nd Battle of Tobago
6.1678Renamed CourtisanE-WIKI

 

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