Le Sceptre

1984
Nominal Guns80W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1669W033
Launched11.2.1670EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardToulon - Provence W033
ConstructorLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)W033
CategorySecond RateW033
National RatePremier RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Broken Up1691W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck148' 0"`French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.0704 (157′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"`French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6416 (44′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"`French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,600Ton 

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1676Enseigne de VaisseauJoseph-Charles Joubert de La Bastide (1660-1727)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
11.2.1674/75First battle of Stromboli
8.1.1675/76Second battle of Stromboli
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:771Histoire de la marine française, Vol V from 1635 to 1684Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
 

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