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Le Saint Philippe

Nominal Guns82NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1661NNF-1661
First Commissioned6.1665NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Designed by
Gédéon RodolpheFrench
Ship Builder
Nicolas LevrayFrench
Ship Builder
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1661
National RatePremier RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Burnt in Action4.6.1692W033


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck146' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4208 (155′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel121' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.3008 (128′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)


3.2.1662/63Broadside Weight = 710 French Livre (766.232 lbs 347.545 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck16 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

6.1665Broadside Weight = 790 French Livre (852.568 lbs 386.705 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1665509 NNF-1610

5 Ship Commanders

6.1665 - 1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
Mathurin GabaretFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1667
29.4.1666 - 10.1666Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean Gabaret (Seigneur d'Angoulins)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1692
1672Capitaine de Vaisseau
de CouFrench
Naval Sailor
1690Chef d'EscadreNNF-16101692 - 2.6.1692Capitaine de Vaisseauref:687

2 Flag Officers

6.1665 - 7.1668Amiral de FranceNNF-16101672Vice-Amiral
Jean d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1688

Service History

12.8.1665Battle of Cherchell
3.1667/68Sailed as flagship of a squadron escorting troops to Portugal
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue


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