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Nominal Guns64NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered1692FWAS1626
Keel Laid Down7.1692NNF-1661
Launched23.2.1693NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1693NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1661
Ship ClassSaint Louis Class (1692)NNF-1661
Designed by
Chevalier Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
FWAS1626
Constructor
Pierre ChailleFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1692-1697
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold1710NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0112 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Forward17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Tonneaux 

Armament


2.1693Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

23.2.1693Broadside Weight = 288 French Livre (310.8096 lbs 140.976 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder

1699Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

1705Broadside Weight = 462 French Livre (498.5904 lbs 226.149 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1705Broadside Weight = 462 French Livre (498.5904 lbs 226.149 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1703Capitaine de Vaisseau
Joseph de MonsFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1727
FWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1701 - 1701Garde de la Marine
Pierre d'Aymar d’Albi de Bres (Comte de Chateurenard)French
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1701-1751
ref:673

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1702Volontaire de la Marine
Claude Louis d'Espinchal (1st Marquis de Massiac)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1702-1764
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1698Rerated as a Troisième RangFWAS1626
1699Rerated as a 62 gun Troisième Rang Ship of the LineFWAS1626
1703Rerated as a Second RangFWAS1626
22.5.1703Cap de la Roque
22.5.1703Took the Frigate
Rozendaal (36) 1692-1703
Dutch 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
near Cap de la Roque
FWIKI
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705Rerated as a 58 gunner Troisième RangFWAS1626
7.1707Submerged to avoid shellfireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1708RefloatedNNF-1661
1709StrikenNNF-1661

 

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