La Perle

2319
Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down7.1690NNF-1661
Launched12.1690NNF-1661
First Commissioned4.1691
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1661
ConstructorJean-Armand LevasseurNNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold1709NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck130' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.224 (138′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.5675 (14′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 

Armament


12.1690Broadside Weight = 312 French Livre (336.7104 lbs 152.724 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck22 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1691300 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1692Capitaine de VaisseauClaude de Forbin (1656-1733)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
31.8.1692Attack of 1692/08/31
31.8.1692Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Castricum (52) ref:801
31.8.1692Took the Fourth Rate Ship of the Line Maria Elisabeth (46) ref:801
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ref:801Histoire de la marine française, Vol VI from 1684 to 1715Charles de La RoncièreDigital Book
 

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