Le Rubis

2140
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1603
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1662BWAS-1603
Launched11.1664BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1.1665TRN2
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1603
Ship ClassRubis ClassTRN2
Designed by Laurent HubacBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
National RateDeuxième RangTRN2
Ship TypeShip of the Line TRN2
Sailing RigShip RiggedTRN2
Captured18.9.1666TRN2
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'French Ruby' (1666) (66)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel113' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.7024 (120′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.368 (37′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)

Armament


1664Broadside Weight = 472 French Livre (509.3824 lbs 231.044 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 French 4-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1665 - 1666Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis de la Roche Saint-André (1630-1668)

Service History


DateEventSource
18.9.1666Taken by Royal James (70) Off Cape Dungeness
18.9.1666Taken by Adventure (32) Off Cape Dungeness
18.9.1666Taken by Foresight (34) Off Cape Dungeness
18.9.1666Taken by Monck (52) Off Cape Dungeness

 

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