Le Vermandois -> 1671 Superbe

1998
Nominal Guns76NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1668NNF-1661
Launched6.1671NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
Ship ClassVermandois ClassNNF-1661
Constructor Francois PometNNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RatePremier RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1687NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck146' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.4208 (155′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel122' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.6256 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,400Ton 

Armament


6.1671Broadside Weight = 612 French Livre (660.4704 lbs 299.574 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1671459 NNF-1661

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1672 - 28.5.1672Chef d'escadre du Vigier (Sieur des Rabesnières-Treillebois ) (1610-1672)ref:6871678Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles de Boscal de Mornac (Chevalier de Réals) (1645-1697)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1671Renamed SuperbeW033
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
17.3.1677/78Second Battle of Ouessant

 

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