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Le Bizarre

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Nominal Guns68/62NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1691NNF-1715
Launched1692NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1693NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine NNF-1715
Designed by
Felix ArnaudFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1688-1691
NNF-1715
Constructor
François ArnaudFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1691
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck145' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.0984 (154′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel124' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.282 (132′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6852 (41′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2329 (17′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


5.1693Broadside Weight = 522 French Livre (563.3424 lbs 255.519 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

5.1693Broadside Weight = 522 French Livre (563.3424 lbs 255.519 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
16924099 officers, 400 menNNF-1715
5.1693Home: 400 Peacetime: 320 FWAS1626

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1694Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.1.1693 - 4.10.1693Capitaine en Second
Jacques DuvignauFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Marine
Service 1670-1695
ref:693

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1705Garde de la Marine
Louis Roger de FransuresFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1754
ref:631

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
1694Soldierref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
10.1.1724

Condemned

FWAS1626
14.7.1727

Salvaged

FWAS1626
31.12.1727

Breaking up completed

FWAS1626

 

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Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Thursday 30th of June 2016 19:23

• 13/01/1693: le Sieur de la Vigerie Taillebois, capitaine du Bizarre. Le Sieur Du Vignau, capitaine de frégate, capitaine en second. Source : France, AN MAR B/2/88 p19 + p127


Posted by gauthard serge on Tuesday 28th of June 2016 20:04

BIZARRE : 2 rang.
Etat de service :
27 au 29 juin 1693 bataille de Lagos : avec la flotte de Tourville , capitaine : de la Vignerie. combat et poursuit l'escadre alliée de Rooke.
7 mai au 10 juin 1694 avec l'escadre de Chateaurenault de brest au blocus de Palamos , capitaine : de Montbault
août 1701 avec l'escadre de d'Estées à Cadix , capitaine : chevalier de Villars.
2 Janvier 1702 à la Martinique avec l' escadre de Chateaurenault , capitaine : chevalier de Villars


Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Monday 13th of June 2016 16:20

le Bizarre, a French “3ème rang” ship of the line, was built in 1692 by François Arnaud at Bayonne. Source: France AN MAR B/2/82 p154

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