Le Brillant

2229
Nominal Guns64NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1689NNF-1715
Launched1.1690NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1690
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardLe Havre NNF-1715
ConstructorEtienne Salicon (d.1691)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Condemned1719NNF-1661

Dimensions


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)
Burthen950Ton 

Armament


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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1692Capitaine de Vaisseau de Combes (1650-1717)FWIKI

Service History


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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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