Le Diamant

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Nominal Guns58NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1684NNF-1715
Launched1.1687NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1687
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1715
ConstructorHowens HendrickNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck128'French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5821 (136′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.3788 (37′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2103 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


6.1687Broadside Weight = 390 French Livre (420.888 lbs 190.905 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.16873577 officers, 350 crewNNF-1715

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1689Capitaine de Vaisseau Allain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon (Marquis de Coëtlogon) (1646-1730)ref:6871690Capitaine de Vaisseau de Serquignyref:6871692Capitaine de Vaisseau FeuqièresFWIKI1692 - 6.1692Capitaine de Vaisseau Simon de Pas (Chevalier de Feuquières) (1655-1692)ref:6871714Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Abraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1696 - 1698Enseigne de Vaisseau Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy) (1666-1736)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
9.1701Began repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1661
1.1702Completed repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1661
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
1.1724Salvaged and broken upNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
 

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