L'Ardent

2204
Nominal Guns64W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1682W033
Launched1681W033
How acquiredPurpose builtW033
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy W033
ConstructorEtienne Salicon (d.1691)W033
CategoryThird RateW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Captured10.3.1705E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck142' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1255 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9045 (16′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,100Ton 

Armament


1681Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1684Lieutenant-Général des armées navalesAbraham II Duquesne (1610-1688)ref:6871685Chef d'escadre Victor Marie d'Estrées (Comte d'Estrées) (1660-1737)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1684Capitaine en second de Pallas (1630-1702)ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1704Enseigne de Vaisseau Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy) (1666-1736)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1684Bombardment of Gènes
19.6.1685Bombardment of Tripoli
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
10.3.1704/5Taken by Overijssel (52) DWAS-1600

 

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