L'Excellent

19897
Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1677NNF-1661
Launched1678NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1680NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
Constructor Honoré MalletNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold for Break Up1710NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck138' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.8224 (147′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel115' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.352 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


4.1680Broadside Weight = 474 French Livre (511.5408 lbs 232.023 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1680300 NNF-1661

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1695Garde de la Marine Joseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Sumberged at Toulon to avoid shell fireNNF-1661
1708RefloatedNNF-1661

 

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