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Le Ferme -> 1678 Laurier

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Nominal Guns44NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1674NNF-1661
Launched29.1.1678NNF-1661
First Commissioned8.1678NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Ship ClassFerme Class (1678)NNF-1661
Designed by
François ChapelleFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1674-1712
NNF-1661
Constructor
Nicolas ChapelleFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1670-1683
NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeFrigate (Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre)NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold4.1692NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck115' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.352 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel96' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)31.1808 (102′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.4448 (27′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 

Armament


8.1678Broadside Weight = 188 French Livre (202.8896 lbs 92.026 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck20 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 4-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1682Capitaine de Vaisseau
de FéronFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1682
ref:771
1683Capitaine de Vaisseau
Henri DuquesneFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1685
ref:771

Service History


DateEventSource
29.1.1678Renamed LaurierNNF-1661
23.7.1682First Bombardment of Algiers
23.5.1683Second Bombardment of Algiers

 

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