Le Maure

Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1687/08NNF-1661
First Commissioned1688/10
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon NNF-1661
Designed byBlaise PangaloNNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Moor' (1710) (54)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0432 (36′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.872 (15′ 11″ Imperial)


1788/10Broadside Weight = 348 French Livre (375.5616 lbs 170.346 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1688/10300 NNF-1661

Commanding Officers

1690Capitaine de Vaisseau Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière)ref:6871692Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Baptiste Achard (Chevalier des Augiers)FWIKI1696Capitaine de VaisseauJean BartFWIKI1707 - 1708Corsaire Captain Thomas Auguste Miniac (Sieur de la Moinerie )ref:1010

Petty Officers

1696Enseigne de VaisseauFrançois Cornil BartFWIKI

Service History

1690/06/30Battle of Beachy Head
1692/01/30Attack of 1692/01/30
1692/05/19Battle of Barfleur
1692/08/31Attack of 1692/08/31
1692/08/31Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Castricum (52) ref:801
1692/08/31Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Maria Elisabeth (46) ref:801
1696/06/17Bataille du Dogger Bank
1704/08/13Battle of Malaga
1707/10/10Battle of the Lizard
1707/11/26Took the Merchantman Sainte Marguerite ref:1010
1708/03/02Took the Merchantman Samuel Sara near the Isles of Ouessantref:1010
1710/12/13Action of 1710-12-13
1710/12/13Taken by Bredah (70) , Berwick (70) in the Mediterranean, Warspite (64)


NNF-1661 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687 Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:1010 Archives départementales du Finistère : List Archives départementales antérieure à 1790 in PdfAdministration Document
ref:801 Histoire de la marine française, Vol VI from 1684 to 1715Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book

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