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 - Brittany NNF-1661
ConstructorBlaise PangaloNNF-1661
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1661
National RatePremier RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold for Break Up11.1713NNF-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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704Capitaine de VaisseauClaude Élisée de Court de La Bruyère (1666-1752)ref:673

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1701Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesChevalier Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay) (1632-1707)ref:6871702Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue) (1630-1704)ref:6871702Vice-amiral de France Victor Marie d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées) (1660-1737)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704 - 24.8.1704Capitaine de VaisseauAndré de Gouesson (d.1704)ref:769

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:769Abraham Du Quesne et la marine de son temps Tome 2 from 1670 Augustin JalDigital Book
 

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