Le Solide

2350
Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1695NNF-1661
Launched10.9.1695NNF-1661
First Commissioned6.1695NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Constructor Blaise PangaloNNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Burnt to avoid capture12.10.1702NNF-1661

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck137' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4976 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4005 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.1968 (17′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen800Ton 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 320 French Livre (345.344 lbs 156.64 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 8-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1696 - 1697Corsaire Captain Jacques Dandenne Père (d.1699)ref:6831702 - 12.10.1702Capitaine de Vaisseau Gilles des Nos de Champmeslin (Comte des Nos de Champmeslin) (1653-1726)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
10.3.1696Took the Merchant Léopard ref:1585
1.4.1696Took the Merchant Talent ref:1585
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo

 

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