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Le Foudroyant

1888
Nominal Guns104NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down4.1693NNF-1661
Launched14.11.1693NNF-1661
First Commissioned1694NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1661
Designed by
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
NNF-1661
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
NNF-1661
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1661
National RatePremier RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold for Break Up1.11.1713NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck166' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.9168 (176′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth46' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.9408 (49′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.9832 (22′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen2,200Ton 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 996 French Livre (1074.8832 lbs 487.542 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 6-Pounder

1706Broadside Weight = 1002 French Livre (1081.3584 lbs 490.479 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1694Home: 915 Peacetime: 815900 crew + 15 officersFWAS1626

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1704Capitaine de Vaisseau
Claude Élisée de Court de La BruyèreFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1750
ref:673

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1701Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:6871702Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1670-1702
ref:687
1702Vice-Amiral de France
Victor Marie d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704 - 24.8.1704Capitaine de Vaisseau
André de GouessonFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1704
ref:769

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707

Scuttled at Toulon, but refloated

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29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
11.3.1713

Condemned

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