L'Agréable

2187
Nominal Guns62NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.5.1670DBF
Launched14.6.1671DBF
First Commissioned12.1671
How acquiredPurpose builtDBF
ShipyardToulon NNF-1661
ConstructorLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up12.1717NNF-1661
BecomesFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'L'Agréable' (1697) (56)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDBF
Length of Gundeck44Meters0′ 1″ Imperial
Breadth12.5Meters39′ 6″ Imperial
Depth in Hold6.3Meters19′ 9″ Imperial
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck135' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.8526 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel106'French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.4559 (113′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.3627 (40′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


1671Broadside Weight = 438 French Livre (472.6896 lbs 214.401 kg)W033
Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 6-Pounder

1671Broadside Weight = 468 French Livre (505.0656 lbs 229.086 kg)DBF
Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder

12.1671Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1670400 DBF
1705364 DBF
12.17613777 officers, 370 menNNF-1715

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1676Capitaine de Vaisseau Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay) (1632-1707)FWIKI1684Capitaine de Vaisseau François du Chalard (Marquis du Chalard) (1650-1696)ref:6871685Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Chevalier de Tourville) (1642-1701)FWIKI1690Capitaine de Vaisseau La Motte-Genouilléref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1693Lieutenant de VaisseauClaude Élisée de Court de La Bruyère (1666-1752)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
22.4.1676Battle of Agosta
2.6.1676Battle of Palermo
19.6.1685Bombardment of Tripoli
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1711Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
1715Hulked at BrestDBF
1715Condemned at BrestNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
DBFDictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos joursJean-Michel RocheWeb Site
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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