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Le Ferme

2065
Nominal Guns66NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1698NNF-1661
Launched1700NNF-1661
First Commissioned6.1700NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
Designed by
Jacques-Luc CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1713
BWAS-1603
Constructor
Honoré MalletFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured12.10.1702NNF-1661
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Firm' (1702) (70) 1702-1713
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck147' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)47.7479 (156′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth40' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.2356 (43′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,300Ton 

Armament


1700Broadside Weight = 516 French Livre (556.8672 lbs 252.582 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1702 - 11.6.1702Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales
Chevalier André de NesmondFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1695
FWIKI
11.6.1702 - 12.10.1702Capitaine de Vaisseau
Félix de BeaussierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1704
FWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1702 - 6.1702Enseigne de Vaisseau
Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo

 

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