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Le Terrible

1988
Nominal Guns72FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1679FWAS1626
Launched1680FWAS1626
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1626
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest FWAS1626
Designed by
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
FWAS1626
CategorySecond RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the LineW033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Burnt in Action2.6.1692FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel120' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.976 (127′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Forward18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,300Tonneaux 

Armament


1687Broadside Weight = 530 French Livre (571.976 lbs 259.435 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck12 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

1691Broadside Weight = 534 French Livre (576.2928 lbs 261.393 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck12 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck12 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 6-Pounder
Roundhouse6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1680499 FWAS1626

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1690Chef d'Escadre
François Panetié (Seigneur de la Croix)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1670-1692
ref:687
1692 - 4.6.1692Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques Kadot de Sébeville (Comte de Sébeville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
1687Rerated as a 74 gunnerFWAS1626
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1691Rerated as a 76 gunnerFWAS1626
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by TopNard on Tuesday 27th of September 2016 10:23

Oops wrong stats, was the Terrible of 1693 not 1680 sorry


Posted by TopNard on Tuesday 27th of September 2016 10:19

Terrible: rated 100, armed 92 or 96, 28x36, 28x18, 26-28x8, 10-12x6. 864 men and officers

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