Le Prince

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Nominal Guns56NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1679NNF-1715
Launched1680NNF-1715
First Commissioned6.1682NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorPierre Le BrunNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Condemned1717NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck132' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)42.8736 (140′ 7″ Imperial)
Length of Keel116' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.6768 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0331 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen770Ton 

Armament


6.1682Broadside Weight = 414 French Livre (446.7888 lbs 202.653 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck10 French 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck14 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.16823577 officers, 357 menNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1683Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles des Nos (Comte des Nos de Forbonest) (1645-1701)ref:6871685Capitaine de Vaisseau Ferdinand de Relingues (Comte de Relingue) (1630-1704)ref:6871692Capitaine de VaisseauPierre de Bagneux (1650-1718)ref:687

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1683Capitaine en second Jacques-Christophe de Sévigné (Chevalier de Sévigné) (d.1700)ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1689Garde de la MarineVincent Huon de Kermadec (1671-1746)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1717Condemned at RochefortNNF-1715


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
NNF-1661Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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