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L'Apollon

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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
Constructor
Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau
Bitaut de BeorFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1690
ref:687
1702Capitaine de Vaisseau
de DemuinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702
FWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.8.1683 - 25.10.1683Lieutenant-Général des Armées Navalesref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1707 - 1709Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Vincent Huon de KermadecFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1733
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
20.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse
1707

From 1707 to 1709 , long three-year campaign in the Antilles and Mexico .

ref:673
6.1716Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
2.1720

Hulk transfered to the Compagnie des Indes

NNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
7.1.1697-9.1697Armement Mixte of Jean-Baptiste du Casse
Lord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Service 1697
 
 

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