Le Formidable

1886
Nominal Guns90NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1691NNF-1661
Launched4.12.1691NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1692NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Designed by Etienne HubacNNF-1661
Constructor Etienne HubacNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold for Break Up1713NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck157' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.9936 (167′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,800Ton 

Armament


5.1692Broadside Weight = 904 French Livre (975.5968 lbs 442.508 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1692713 NNF-1661

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1693Lieutenant-Général des Armées NavalesChevalier André de Nesmond (1641-1702)FWIKI

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1693Enseigne de Vaisseau Pierre de Blouet de Camilly (1666-1753)ref:6731693Enseigne de VaisseauChevalier Vincent d'Irrumberry de Salaberry de Benneville (1663-1750)ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1693Garde de la Marine Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos

 

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