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L'Amphitrite -> 1705 Protée

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Nominal Guns52NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1699NNF-1715
Launched10.1700NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1701NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1715
Constructor
Rene LevasseurFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1717-1727
NNF-1715
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 1er OrdreNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up1725NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck122'French Feet (Pied du Roi)39.6281 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel102'French Feet (Pied du Roi)33.1567 (108′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen550Ton 

Armament


4.1701Broadside Weight = 302 French Livre (325.9184 lbs 147.829 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

1707Broadside Weight = 220 French Livre (237.424 lbs 107.69 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.17013066 officers, 300 menNNF-1715
1705338 ref:692
1707330 

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
31.10.1705 - 1705Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1681-1722
1707Capitaine de Vaisseau
Henri Illiers (Comte d'Illiers)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1707
1721Capitaine de Vaisseauref:6731721Capitaine de Frégateref:6736.1722 - 10.1722Capitaine de Frégate Légère
Chevalier Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI
1724Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Claude-Charles de MarillacFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1724
ref:673

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1722Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1705Garde de la Marine
Étienne de Périer de SalvertFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1757
ref:673
7.1705 - 1705Garde de la Marineref:6731707Garde de la Marine
Antoine-Alexis de Périer (Seigneur de Monros et de Quervichard)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1701-1757
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1705

Loan for privateering : in the squadron of de Saint Pol de Hecourt .

ref:692
3.1705Renamed ProtéeNNF-1661
1707Refitted as a 48 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1707

Loan for privateering

ref:692
1.5.1707Action off Brighthelmstone
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
1721

Led the French ambassador to Constantinople .

Return the Ambassador of Sultan Mehmed Efendi from Sète to Constantinople .

ref:673

 

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