Le Magnifique

1968
Nominal Guns88NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1692NNF-1715
Launched1.1693NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1693NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
ConstructorHonoré MalletNNF-1715
CategorySecond RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold for Break Up1716NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck154'French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0212 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth46'French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.9679 (49′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19'French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1983 (20′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,800Ton 

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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.16936099 officers, 600 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1693 - 1693Capitaine de Vaisseau Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière) (1646-1737)ref:6871704 - 24.8.1704Chef d'escadre Jean Erard (Seigneur de Belle-Isle) (1640-1704)ref:769

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
2.1715Condemned at ToulonNNF-1715

 

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