L'Éole

2259
Nominal Guns64NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1692NNF-1661
Launched23.2.1692/93NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1693NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1661
Designed by Joseph de LangeronNNF-1661
Constructor Pierre ChailleNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-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 

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

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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1703Capitaine de Vaisseau Joseph de Mons (1654-1731)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1699Refitted as a 62 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
22.5.1703Cap de la Roque
22.5.1703Took the Frigate Rozendaal (36) near Cap de la RoqueFWIKI
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705Refitted as a 58 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
7.1707Submerged to avoid shellfireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1708RefloatedNNF-1661
1709StrikenNNF-1661

 

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