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


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)


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

3 Ship Commanders

1676Capitaine de Vaisseau Phillippe Le Valois (Marquis de Villette-Mursay) (1632-1707)FWIKI1684Capitaine de Vaisseau François du Chalard (Marquis du Chalard) (1650-1696)ref:6871690Capitaine de Vaisseau La Motte-Genouilléref:687

1 Flag Officer

1685Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navales Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Chevalier de Tourville) (1642-1701)FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer

1693Lieutenant de Vaisseau Claude Élisée de Court de La Bruyère (1666-1752)ref:673

1 Crewman

1685Garde de la Marine Pantaléon de Bréda (1666-1738)ref:631

Service History

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


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