Le Fortuné

2274
Nominal Guns54NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1688NNF-1661
Launched16.7.1689NNF-1661
First Commissioned2.1690
Home PortSt Malo ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon NNF-1661
ConstructorPierre-Blaise Coulomb (1699-1753)NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action8.1707NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck132' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.8736 (140′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel108' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)35.0784 (115′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2058 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 

Armament


7.1689Broadside Weight = 402 French Livre (433.8384 lbs 196.779 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck8 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck16 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1695 Geraldinref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1690330 NNF-1661
1695350with Captain Levesqueref:692

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1690Capitaine de Vaisseau de Pallas (1630-1702)ref:6871695Corsaire CaptainJean Levesque de Beaubriant (1666-1706)ref:6921703Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Abraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:6871704Capitaine de VaisseauPierre de Bagneux (1650-1718)ref:6871705Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Abraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1695

Loan to privateering

Listing 60 guns , 350 mens  and 800 Tx

Homeport St Malo

ref:692
1695

Took under Captain Levesque the ships "Elisabeth" , "Marchand" , "England Frigate" , "Dame Marianne" and "Grand Alexandre"

ref:692
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon


Notes on Ship


Ownerref:692

Not owner , loan to Geraldin



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
 

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