Le Foudroyant -> 1693 Soleil Royal

19084
Nominal Guns104NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1692NNF-1661
Launched24.11.1692NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1693
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest NNF-1661
ConstructorEtienne HubacNNF-1661
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up1714NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck170' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.216 (181′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth46' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.9408 (49′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


4.1693Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1693967 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704Capitaine de VaisseauAntoine Trulletref:769

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704Lieutenant-généralChevalier Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711)ref:769

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1704Lieutenant de Vaisseau de Norcyref:769

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1704Enseigne de Vaisseau Trulletref:769

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1692/93Renamed Soleil RoyalNNF-1661
7.1707Sumberged at Toulon to avoid shell fireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
10.1707RefloatedNNF-1661


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:769Abraham Du Quesne et la marine de son temps Tome 2 from 1670 Augustin JalDigital Book
 

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