Le Vainqueur

1997
Nominal Guns86NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1691NNF-1715
Launched24.2.1691/92NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1692NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)NNF-1715
CategorySecond RateNNF-1715
National RatePremier RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck150' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)48.72 (159′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,600Ton 

Armament


5.1692Broadside Weight = 840 French Livre (906.528 lbs 411.18 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.16936399 officers, 630 menNNF-1715

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1703Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Jacques d'Arcy d'Ailly (1648-1720)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
22.5.1703Cap de la Roque
22.5.1703Took the Ship of the Line Gaesterland (46) near Cap de la RoqueFWIKI
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Sunk at Toulon to avoid shell fireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
10.1707RefloatedNNF-1661
6.1717Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
27.7.1720Taken by the Russian off Grengam
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
9.1722Salvaged and broken upNNF-1715

 

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