L'Achille

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Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1704NNF-1715
Launched23.2.1705NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Blaise PangaloNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-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 

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

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

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1706 - 11.1706Capitaine de Vaisseau Luppé de Garrané (d.1706)ref:6831707Capitaine de Frégate Charles de la Boische (Marquis de Beauharnois) (1671-1749)FWIKI1734Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-André de Barrailh (1672-1762)ref:6731740Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-André de Barrailh (1672-1762)ref:673

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1727Lieutenant de Vaisseau Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy) (1666-1736)ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.4.1734 - 3.9.1734Garde de la Marine Antoine Nicolas Choiseul-Beaupré (Comte de Marcheville) (1716-1760)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
13.4.1706Action of 1706/04/13
12.6.1706Action of 1706/06/12
12.6.1706Took the Merchantman Queen (26) ref:683
12.6.1706Took the Merchantman Dover (20) ref:683
10.11.1706

Return to

Brest
ref:683
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
26.10.1709Took the Ship of the Line Gloucester (60)
1714Refitted as a 62 gun Third Rate Ship of the Line
1741Condemned at BrestNNF-1715

 

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