Le Merveilleux

1902
Nominal Guns92NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1691NNF-1661
Launched19.11.1691NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1692NNF-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
Burnt4.6.1692NNF-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)
Burthen1,600Ton 

Armament


1691Broadside Weight = 910 French Livre (982.072 lbs 445.445 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1692712 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 4.6.1692Capitaine de VaisseauJoseph de Mons (1654-1731)ref:687

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 4.6.1692Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Charles-François Davy (Marquis d'Amfreville) (1628-1692)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue

 

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