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Le Magnifique

1968
Nominal Guns86NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1692NNF-1715
Launched23.11.1692NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1693NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort Dockyard - Rochefort NNF-1715
Designed by
Honoré MalletFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1679-1686
NNF-1715
Constructor
Honoré MalletFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1679-1686
NNF-1715
CategorySecond RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up11.4.1717NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck154' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0192 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth46' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.9408 (49′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,800Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Between Perpendiculars1,560Tonneaux 
Draught Forward21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


5.1693Broadside Weight = 848 French Livre (915.1616 lbs 415.096 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

5.1693Broadside Weight = 894 French Livre (964.8048 lbs 437.613 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 6-pound Obusier

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.16936099 officers, 600 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
5.1693 - 1693Capitaine de Vaisseau
Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1720
ref:687

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704 - 24.8.1704Chef d'Escadre
Jean Erard (Seigneur de Belle-Isle)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1703
ref:769

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1704 - 18.10.1704Capitaine de Brûlot, in the Etat-Major of Erard
Olivier Bidé (Seigneur de Maurville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1704
ref:631

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1706Garde de la Marine
Chevalier Pierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1764
ref:1403

Service History


DateEventSource
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
11.3.1713

Condemned

FWAS1626
2.1715Condemned at ToulonNNF-1715
30.8.1715

Ordered to be broken up

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