Le Saint Louis

2341
Nominal Guns64NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1692NNF-1661
Launched10.12.1692NNF-1661
First Commissioned2.1693NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1661
ConstructorPhilippe Cochois (d.1714/15)NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Sold for Break Up1712NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck138' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.8224 (147′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 5"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2194 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000French Feet (Pied du Roi) 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0112 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5216 (18′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Ton 

Armament


1692Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

1699Broadside Weight = 474 French Livre (511.5408 lbs 232.023 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1705Broadside Weight = 468 French Livre (505.0656 lbs 229.086 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1693389 NNF-1661

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1701 - 1702Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Abraham Duquesne-Monier (1654-1726)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1699Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705Refitted as a 58 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
7.1707Submerged at Toulon to avoid shellfireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1708Refloated, but not servicableNNF-1661


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
7.1.1697-9.1697Armement Mixte of Jean-Baptiste du CasseLord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis) (1645-1707) 
 

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