Le Magnifique

1966
Nominal Guns84NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1683NNF-1661
Launched12.4.1685NNF-1661
First Commissioned12.1685NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Constructor François Chapelle (c.1686-1770)NNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RatePremier RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Burnt in Action4.6.1692NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel116' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.6768 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Ton 

Armament


12.1685Broadside Weight = 822 French Livre (887.1024 lbs 402.369 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles-François Davy (Marquis d'Amfreville) (1628-1692)ref:6871692 - 4.6.1692Chef d'escadre Allain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon (Marquis de Coëtlogon) (1646-1730)FWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1688Vice-amiral du Ponant Jean d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées) (1624-1707)BNF1

Service History


DateEventSource
26.6.1688Bombardment of Algiers
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue

 

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