Le Superbe

2156
Nominal Guns70NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Launched1690NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Ship ClassSuperbe ClassNNF-1661
ConstructorFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1661
CategorySecond RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured12.10.1702NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck143' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4464 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0016 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


1690Broadside Weight = 612 French Livre (660.4704 lbs 299.574 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 606 French Livre (653.9952 lbs 296.637 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

1697Broadside Weight = 612 French Livre (660.4704 lbs 299.574 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1697Enseigne de VaisseauJoseph de Nesmond de Brie (1675-1751)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1696Refitted as a 68 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
1697Refitted as a 70 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo

 

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