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Le Conquérant

1943
Nominal Guns76FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered23.5.1687FWAS1626
Keel Laid Down6.1687FWAS1626
Launched10.8.1688FWAS1626
First Commissioned4.1689FWAS1626
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1626
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon FWAS1626
Designed by
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
FWAS1626
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
FWAS1626
CategorySecond RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up to Rebuild1712FWAS1626
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck150' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.992 (42′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5564 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,400Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck146' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4243 (155′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth41' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.3168 (43′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Forward20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 734 French Livre (792.1328 lbs 359.293 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck16 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

1689Broadside Weight = 552 French Livre (595.7184 lbs 270.204 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck12 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse6 French 4-Pounder

1691Broadside Weight = 584 French Livre (630.2528 lbs 285.868 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck12 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse6 French 4-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 698 French Livre (753.2816 lbs 341.671 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck16 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1689609 FWAS1626
1691559 FWAS1626

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1690Chef d'Escadre
Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1704
FWIKI
1691Chef d'Escadre
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
ref:769
1692Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre Guérusseau (Seigneur du Magnou)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1692
FWIKI
1693Capitaine de Vaisseau
François du Chalard (Marquis du Chalard)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1670-1696
ref:687
1702Capitaine de Pavillon
Pierre de BagneuxFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1704
ref:687

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1694Chef d'Escadre
Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1670-1702
ref:687
1696Lieutenant-Généralref:6871702Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
ref:687

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1694Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1691Rerated as a 84 gunner Premier RangFWAS1626
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
1696Rerated as a 80/72 gunner Premier RangFWAS1626

 

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