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L'Hercule

19894
Nominal Guns52NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1673NNF-1661
Launched10.1673NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Constructor
Laurent Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1637-1682
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Wrecked11.5.1678NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck123' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.9504 (131′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Gundeck100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4748 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1673300 NNF-1661

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
3.10.1677 - 11.5.1678Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Pierre Le Bret (Chevalier de Flacourt)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1684
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Service History


DateEventSource
11.12.16772nd Battle of Tobago

 

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