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Nominal Guns76NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1700NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1701NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
ConstructorFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sold for Break Up7.1726NNF-1715


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck151' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)49.0448 (160′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6416 (44′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold19' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1892 (20′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,400Tons BM 


6.1701Broadside Weight = 696 French Livre (751.1232 lbs 340.692 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

1704Broadside Weight = 618 French Livre (666.9456 lbs 302.511 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck18 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
9.17065099 officers, 500 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers

1704Capitaine de Vaisseau Joseph-Charles Joubert de La Bastide (2nd Marquis de Châteaumorand) (1660-1727)FWIKI1706 - 1707Capitaine de VaisseauClaude Élisée de Court de La Bruyère (1666-1752)ref:67311.1709 - 1710Chef d'escadreJacques Cassard (1672-1740)B1771712 - 1713Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Abraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:687

1 Flag Officer

1706Chef d'escadreAbraham Duquesne-Guiton (1650-1724)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer

1706 - 1707Capitaine en secondChevalier Abraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:687

Service History

1704Refitted as a 72 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Submerged at Toulon to avoid shellfireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
9.11.1710Battle of Syracuse
1719refitting at Toulon - Provence NNF-1715
5.1722"mis en ponton-amiral" at ToulonNNF-1715


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