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Le Foudroyant -> 1693 Soleil Royal

19084
Nominal Guns104NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered8.6.1692FWAS1626
Keel Laid Down6.1692FWAS1626
Named21.6.1692FWAS1626
Launched24.12.1692NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1693NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Constructor
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
NNF-1661
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold for Break Up1.11.1713NNF-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)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Burthen2,400Tonneaux 

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 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1704Capitaine de Vaisseau
Antoine TrulletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1704
ref:769

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704Lieutenant-Général
Chevalier Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
ref:769

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704Lieutenant de Vaisseau
de NorcyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1704
ref:769

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704Enseigne de Vaisseau
TrulletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1704
ref:769

Service History


DateEventSource
1.3.1693Renamed Soleil RoyalFWAS1626
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Sumberged at Toulon to avoid shell fireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
10.1707RefloatedNNF-1661
14.10.1713

Condemned

FWAS1626
1.11.1713

Ordered to be sold

FWAS1626

 

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