La Sirène

2349
Nominal Guns64NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down3.1690NNF-1661
Launched1691NNF-1661
First Commissioned5.1691NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine NNF-1661
Ship ClassLaurier ClassNNF-1661
ConstructorPierre Masson (d.1720)NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateNNF-1661
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured12.10.1702NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel116' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)37.687 (123′ 7″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0331 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen900Ton 

Armament


5.1691Broadside Weight = 486 French Livre (524.4912 lbs 237.897 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

1697Broadside Weight = 474 French Livre (511.5408 lbs 232.023 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 6-Pounder

1699Broadside Weight = 462 French Livre (498.5904 lbs 226.149 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1691387 NNF-1661

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 14.8.1691Capitaine de Vaisseau Rolland Barrin (Marquis de la Galissonnière) (1646-1737)ref:6891692 - 1693Capitaine de VaisseauAbraham Duquesne-Guiton (1650-1724)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
6.1692

Escape to

St Malo
ref:687
10.1692

Return at

La Rochelle
ref:687
1697Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1699Refitted as a 56 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.6.1691-14.8.1691Campagne du Grand Large Anne Hilarion de Costentin (Chevalier de Tourville) (1642-1701) 
 

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