Le Courageux

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Nominal Guns56NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1677NNF-1661
Launched18.12.1679NNF-1661
First Commissioned1680NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1661
ConstructorNoel PometNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Deleted from list1704NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck138'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.8281 (147′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel115' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.352 (122′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.368 (37′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 

Armament


1679Broadside Weight = 402 French Livre (433.8384 lbs 196.779 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck8 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1684Chef d'escadre Charles-François Davy (Marquis d'Amfreville) (1628-1692)ref:6871689Chef d'escadreJob Forant (d.1692)TRN21690Capitaine de Vaisseau de Sérignyref:6871692Capitaine de Vaisseau François de Bricqueville (Comte de la Luzerne) (1665-1746)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

 

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