Le Rubis -> 1671 Florissant

Nominal Guns74NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1669NNF-1661
First Commissioned12.1671NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Ship ClassJoli ClassNNF-1661
ConstructorRodolphe GédéonNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1700NNF-1661


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck146' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4208 (155′ 6″ 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)


12.1671Broadside Weight = 694 French Livre (748.9648 lbs 339.713 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck16 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1671459 NNF-1661

4 Commanding Officers

1676Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Guérusseau (Seigneur du Magnou) (1630-1706)FWIKI1689Capitaine de VaisseauPierre Gravier (1630-1690)ref:6871690Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques de Cuers (Seigneur de Cogolin) (1622-1700)FWIKI1691Capitaine de Vaisseau Bernard Jean-François Jacques Kadot (1644-1732)FWIKI

1 Warrant Officer

1690Enseigne de VaisseauJoseph Magdelon de Cuers Cogolin (1665-1727)FWIKI

Service History

6.1671Renamed FlorissantEWIKI
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1696Refitted as a Unrated Hulk


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