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Le Furieux

2279
Nominal Guns60FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1684FWAS1626
Launched23.10.1684FWAS1626
First Commissioned3.1685FWAS1626
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1626
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest FWAS1626
Designed by
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
FWAS1626
Constructor
Blaise PangaloFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1684-1706
FWAS1626
CategoryThird RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered1721FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck140' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.472 (149′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 1"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5255 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Forward18' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft19' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1892 (20′ 3″ 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

1688Broadside Weight = 402 French Livre (433.8384 lbs 196.779 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck6 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck18 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 4-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 474 French Livre (511.5408 lbs 232.023 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1699Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

1706Broadside 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

Crew Complement


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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1689 - 1690Capitaine de Vaisseau
Charles des Nos (Comte des Nos de Forbonest)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1701
ref:687
1697Capitaine de Corsaire
Isaac Michel de La Motte (Sieur de La Motte)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1678-1696
ref:692
1699Capitaine de VaisseauFWIKI1703Capitaine de Corsaire
Desmarets HerpinFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1689-1703
ref:692

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1701 - 1704Enseigne de Vaisseau
Louis Langlois (Seigneur de Chancy)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1728
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1688Rerated as a 60 gunner Troisième RangFWAS1626
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
1697

Loaned for privateering to Jean Bernard de Saint-Jean, based at Brest

ref:692
1699Rerated as a 62 gunner Troisième RangFWAS1626
1702Rerated as a Second RangFWAS1626
1703

Loaned for privateering to Rene Duguay-Trouin, based at St Malo .

ref:692
7.7.1703Battle of 1703/07/07
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706Rerated as a 58 gunner Troisième RangFWAS1626
7.1707Submerged to avoid shellfire at ToulonNNF-1661
11.1707Re-floatedNNF-1661
1720Rerated as an unarmed Troisième Rang HulkFWAS1626
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
1726SalvagedNNF-1715
1727Broken upNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
7.1.1697-9.1697Armement Mixte of Jean-Baptiste du Casse
Lord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Service 1697
 
6.1703-1703Armement Mixte : Campagne of Spiztberg
René Trouin (Sieur du Gué)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1689-1734
 
 

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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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