Foudroyant

1887
Nominal Guns84NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1690NNF-1661
Launched5.3.1691NNF-1661
First Commissioned6.1691NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
ConstructorBlaise PangaloNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Burnt in Action4.6.1692NNF-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' 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)

Armament


6.1691Broadside Weight = 830 French Livre (895.736 lbs 406.285 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1691609 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 4.6.1692Chef d'escadre Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue) (1630-1704)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 1692Lieutenant de Vaisseau Charles-Gaspard Goussé (Marquis de la Roche-Allard) (1670-1748)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
 

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