Le Furieux

2279
Nominal Guns58NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1684NNF-1715
Launched23.10.1684NNF-1715
First Commissioned3.1685NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
Constructor Blaise PangaloNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck140'French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth36'French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 1"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5255 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


3.1684/85Broadside Weight = 462 French Livre (498.5904 lbs 226.149 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1684/853577 officers, 350 crewNNF-1715
1697397 ref:692
1703380 ref:692

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1689 - 1690Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles des Nos (Comte des Nos de Forbonest) (1645-1701)ref:6871697Corsaire Captain Michel de La Motteref:6921699Capitaine de Vaisseau François de Bricqueville (Comte de la Luzerne) (1665-1746)FWIKI1703Corsaire Captain Desmarets Herpinref:692

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1701 - 1704Enseigne 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
1697

Loan for privateering ?? with homeport at

Brest
ref:692
1703

Loan for privateering ?? with homeport at

St Malo
ref:692
7.7.1703Battle of 1703/07/07
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Submerged to avoid shellfire at ToulonNNF-1661
11.1707Re-floatedNNF-1661
1720Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
1726SalvagedNNF-1715
1727Broken upNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
7.1.1697-9.1697Armement Mixte of Jean-Baptiste du CasseLord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis) (1645-1707) 
6.1703-1703Armement Mixte : Campagne of Spiztberg René Trouin (Sieur du Gué) (1673-1736) 
 

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Posted by SAR on Wednesday 16th of October 2013 13:28

Good information on a very old ship but a drawing would be helpful.

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