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Le Mars

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Nominal Guns54NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1705NNF-1715
Launched12.1705NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1706NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1661
Constructor
Rene LevasseurFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1692
NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck134' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5232 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0176 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5878 (15′ 0″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck134' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.5232 (142′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.6081 (15′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen600Ton 

Armament


4.1706Broadside Weight = 328 French Livre (353.9776 lbs 160.556 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705360 ref:692
4.1706320 NNF-1661
4.17063077 officers, 300 menNNF-1715

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1705Capitaine de Vaisseau
Henri Illiers (Comte d'Illiers)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1707
ref:692
1706 - 17.5.1707Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Claude de ForbinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1715
FWIKI
3.1711 - 1711Capitaine de Vaisseau, commission from the King
Louis-Paul Danycan (Sieur de la Cité)French
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1695-1711
ref:684

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.5.1707 - 1708Chef d'Escadre
Claude de Forbin (Comte de Forbin-Gardanne)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1715
FWIKI

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1719Enseigne de Vaisseau
Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1706 - 1707Garde de la Marine
Étienne de PérierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1757
ref:673
1706 - 1707Garde de la Marineref:6731.1707 - 1708Garde de la Marine
Hilarion Josselin Duguay (Comte )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1760
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
2.10.1706Action of 1706-10-02
1.5.1707Action off Brighthelmstone
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard

 

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