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Le Formidable

1886
Nominal Guns90NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered2.1691NNF-1661
Keel Laid Down5.1691NNF-1661
Named13.5.1691NNF-1661
Launched4.12.1691NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1692NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1661
Designed by
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
NNF-1661
Constructor
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
NNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-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


1692Broadside Weight = 884 French Livre (954.0128 lbs 432.718 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder

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

1707Broadside Weight = 898 French Livre (969.1216 lbs 439.571 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1692713 NNF-1661

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1693Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Chevalier André de NesmondFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1697
FWIKI

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1693Enseigne de Vaisseau
Pierre de Blouet de CamillyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1751
ref:673
1693Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Vincent d'Irrumberry de Salaberry de BennevilleFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Administrator
Service 1684-1750
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1693Garde de la Marine
Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
1707Rerated as a 94 gunnerFWAS1626

 

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