Le Rubis -> 1680 Entreprenant

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Nominal Guns58NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1678NNF-1715
Launched12.1678NNF-1715
First Commissioned1679NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorPierre Le BrunNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Hulked1722NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck130'French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Length of Keel114'French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.0349 (121′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth35'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.3951 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2103 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


1679Broadside Weight = 478 French Livre (515.8576 lbs 233.981 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck26 French 16-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
16793577 officers, 350 crewNNF-1715

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1688Garde de la MarineVincent Huon de Kermadec (1671-1746)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1679/80Renamed EntreprenantNNF-1715
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Submerged to avoid shell fire at ToulonNNF-1661
11.1707Re-floated and re-armedNNF-1661
1720Depot ship at ToulonNNF-1715

 

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