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L'Auguste

2214
Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1704BWAS-1603
Launched3.5.1704NNF-1661
First Commissioned7.1704NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Designed by
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured8.8.1705BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel115' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.352 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


7.1704Broadside 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

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1705/07/09 - 1705/08/08
Luc Trouin (Sieur de la Barbinais)French
Ship Owner
Service 1705-1711
Principal Managing Owner
ref:1585

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1704330 NNF-1661

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1704 - 1705Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI
7.7.1705 - 8.8.1705Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Joseph de Nesmond de BrieFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1714
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
23.11.1704Action of 1704-11-23
6.1.1705Took the Merchant
Catherine 1704-1705
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
8.8.1705Taken by
Chatham (54) 1691-1718
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

8.8.1705Taken by
Medway (60) 1693-1716
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line



Notes on Ship


Cautionref:1585

L. de la Barbinais-Trouin cautionne le Chr. de Nesmond , lieutenant de vaisseau , commandant le vaisseau du roi l'Auguste , 54 canons , armé en course pour le compte des particuliers (9 Juill.) .


Commissionref:1585

Commissions du 15 juillet 1704 aux sieurs Dennarques , Duguay-Trouin et Launay-Gravé pour armer en guerre les navires Auguste , le Jason , du port de 1000 tonneaux et la corvette la Mouche , du port de 45 tonneaux .

Commission du 7 juillet 1705 , au lieutenant de vaisseau de Nesmond , pour armer en guerre le vaisseau l'Auguste , de Brest , du port de 800 tonneaux .



 

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