Le Brillant

Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1689NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1690NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1715
Constructor Etienne Salicon (d.1691)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck138' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.8224 (147′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)


3.1689/90Broadside Weight = 472 French Livre (509.3824 lbs 231.044 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1689/903877 officers, 380 crewNNF-1715
1711520 ref:692

2 Ship Commanders

1692Capitaine de Vaisseau de Combes (1650-1717)FWIKI1711Capitaine de Vaisseau de Goyon-Beaufort (Chevalier )ref:692

Service History

19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1706Began repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1715
1708Completed repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1715

Homeport Brest , privateering



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