L'Apollon

2200
Nominal Guns56NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1682NNF-1715
Launched1.1683NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1683NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorChevalier Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron) (1649-1711)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Transfered2.1720NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck134' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5232 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7244 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2103 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen900Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck133'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.2009 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth37'French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0447 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck133' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.1984 (141′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4005 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen900Tons BM 

Armament


1683Broadside Weight = 534 French Livre (576.2928 lbs 261.393 kg)W033
Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French 6-Pounder

4.1683Broadside Weight = 438 French Livre (472.6896 lbs 214.401 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.16833377 officers, 337 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau Bitaut de Beorref:6871702Capitaine de Vaisseau de DemuinFWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.8.1683 - 25.10.1683Lieutenant-Général des armées navales Raymond-Louis Preuilly d'Humières (Marquis de Preuilly d'Humières) (1623-1688)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1707 - 1709Lieutenant de VaisseauVincent Huon de Kermadec (1671-1746)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
20.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse
6.1716Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
2.1720Hulk transfered to the Compagnie des IndesNNF-1715

 

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