L'Assuré

2210
Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1696NNF-1661
Launched1697NNF-1661
First Commissioned1.1698NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
ConstructorFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured12.10.1702NNF-1661
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Assurance' (1702) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel114' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0272 (121′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


1697Broadside Weight = 474 French Livre (511.5408 lbs 232.023 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1702 - 23.10.1702Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Philippe-César d'Aligre de Saint-Lié (2nd Baron de La Mothe) (1650-1720)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
12.10.1702Taken by the British

 

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