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L'Achille

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Nominal Guns64/54NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered9.7.1704NNF-1715
Keel Laid Down8.1704NNF-1715
Named24.9.1704NNF-1715
Launched23.2.1705NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1715
Designed by
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
NNF-1715
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1744NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3424 (40′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8667 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Tonneaux 

Armament


1705Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

23.2.1705Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

1715Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
23.2.1705Home: 408 Peacetime: 368 FWAS1626

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1706 - 11.1706Capitaine de Vaisseau
Luppé de GarranéFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1706
ref:683
1707Capitaine de Frégate
Charles de Beauharnais de la BoischeFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1691-1748
FWIKI
1734Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-André de BarrailhFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1753
ref:673
1740Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean-André de BarrailhFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1753
ref:673

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1706Lieutenant de Vaisseau , Capitaine en Second after death of ship-commanderef:6731709Lieutenant de Vaisseauref:6731727Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1728
ref:673
1731 - 1736Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean Baptiste Le Prévost du QuesnelFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1708-1744
, Capitaine en Second
FWIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1720 - 1722Enseigne de Vaisseau
Étienne de PérierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1757
, Capitaine en Second
ref:673

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1707Sous-Brigadier, Garde de Marineref:6731707Garde de la Marine
Claude Louis d'Espinchal (1st Marquis de Massiac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1702-1764
ref:673
1708 - 1709Garde de la Marine
Hubert de Brienne (Comte de Conflans)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1759
ref:673
1720Garde de la Marine
Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1780
ref:673
14.4.1734 - 3.9.1734Garde de la Marineref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
1706Rerated as a Troisième RangFWAS1626
13.4.1706Action of 1706/04/13
12.6.1706Action of 1706/06/12
12.6.1706Took the Merchantman
Queen (26) 1703-1706
British 26 Gun
Merchant Merchantman
ref:683
12.6.1706Took the Merchantman
Dover (20) 1704-1706
British 20 Gun
Merchant Merchantman
ref:683
10.11.1706Arrived at Brest ref:683
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
26.10.1709Took the Ship of the Line
Gloucester (60) 1709-1709
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

1714Rerated as a 62 gunner Troisième RangFWAS1626
1720

Campaign of 3 years on the coasts of Chile and Peru .

ref:673
1720

Campaign against pirates in the Caribbean Sea .

ref:673
5.1734

Flag-ship of a small squadron sent to the Baltic Sea to support the interests of Stanislas Leszczynski during the War of the Poland Succession.

But, he does not succeed in disembarking and returns to Brest .

ref:673
1740

Campaign in Antilles with Marquis d'Antin .

ref:631
1741Condemned at BrestNNF-1715

 

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