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Le Marquis

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Nominal Guns60NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down11.1683NNF-1661
Launched4.3.1685NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1685NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Constructor
Laurent CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1686-1696
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured10.3.1705E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck135' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.848 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


1685Broadside Weight = 402 French Livre (433.8384 lbs 196.779 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 French 6-Pounder

1704Broadside Weight = 396 French Livre (427.3632 lbs 193.842 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1684350 NNF-1661

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1689 - 8.1689Capitaine de Vaisseau
Max du Périer (Chevalier du Mesné)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1689
ref:687
1695Capitaine de Vaisseau
Claude de ForbinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1715
FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
9.8.1689Capture of the Portsmouth
9.8.1689Took the Frigate
Portsmouth (34) 1649-1689
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
and destroyed in the Channel

30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
10.3.1704/5Taken by
Veere (60) 1697-1712
Dutch 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
off Marbella


 

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