Le Sérieux -> 1688 Croissant -> 1689 Sérieux

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Nominal Guns58W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1786NNF-1715
Launched11.1.1687NNF-1715
First Commissioned4.1687W033
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence W033
ConstructorLaurent Coulomb (1622-1696)W033
CategoryThird RateW033
National RateDeuxième RangW033
Ship TypeShip of the Line W033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Broken Up1718W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck139' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.1472 (148′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9153 (16′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,000Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck139' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)45.1472 (148′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.9153 (16′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen1,050Ton 

Armament


1686Broadside Weight = 375 French Livre (404.7 lbs 183.5625 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 French 6-Pounder

4.1687Broadside Weight = 450 French Livre (485.64 lbs 220.275 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1690Enseigne de VaisseauVincent Huon de Kermadec (1671-1746)ref:6731.1.1692/93 - 1694Enseigne de Vaisseau Louis Gaston Cacqueray (Sieur de Valmenieres) (1672-1724)ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1688Renamed CroissantNNF-1715
1689Renamed SérieuxNNF-1715
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
9.11.1710Battle of Syracuse
6.1717Condemnde at ToulonNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.1703-1703Campagne of Spiztberg Second Squadron  

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
ref:687Mes campagnes de mer sous Louis XIVPhilippe de Vilette-MursayBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
B177The Corsairs of FranceCharles Boswell NormanBook
ref:673Parcours d'officiers dans la Royale Web Site
 

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