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L'Auguste

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Nominal Guns54NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1706NNF-1661
Launched21.9.1707NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1708NNF-1661
Home PortDunkerque - Flanders ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1661
Constructor
Rene LevasseurFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1692
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1720NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel118' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.3264 (125′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.6081 (15′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen580Ton 

Armament


3.1707/8Broadside Weight = 328 French Livre (353.9776 lbs 160.556 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 328 French Livre (353.9776 lbs 160.556 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1707/83377 officers, 330 crewNNF-1715
1711371with Captain Sausref:692
1711370with Captain Bartref:692

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1708 - 1711Capitaine de Corsaire
Jean SausFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1692-1711
ref:692
1711Capitaine de Corsaire
François Cornil BartFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1750
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1714Refitted as a 56 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line

 

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