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Le Saint Louis

2341
Nominal Guns64NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered1692FWAS1626
Keel Laid Down6.1692NNF-1661
Launched10.12.1692NNF-1661
First Commissioned2.1693NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1661
Ship ClassSaint Louis Class (1692)NNF-1661
Designed by
Chevalier Joseph Andrault (2nd Comte de Langeron)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Administrator
Marine
Service 1669-1706
FWAS1626
Constructor
Philippe CochoisFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1691-1692
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-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 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
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)
Draught Forward17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Draught Aft20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Tonneaux 

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

10.12.1692Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 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 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1701 - 1702Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Abraham Duquesne-MosnierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1719
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1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1704Garde de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1698Rerated as a Troisième RangFWAS1626
1703Rerated as a Second RangFWAS1626
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705Rerated as a 58 gunner Troisième RangFWAS1626
7.1707Submerged at Toulon to avoid shellfireNNF-1661
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1708Refloated, but not servicableNNF-1661
1709

Condemned

FWAS1626


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
7.1.1697-9.1697Armement Mixte of Jean-Baptiste du Casse
Lord Jean Bernard Louis Desjeans (Baron de Pointis)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Soldier
Service 1697
 
 

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