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Le Téméraire

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Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1694NNF-1715
Launched6.1695NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Designed by
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
NNF-1661
Constructor
Etienne Hubac (Sieur de Kervalennec)French
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1668-1724
NNF-1661
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Foundered1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck136'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth35' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.4005 (37′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen850Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck137' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.4998 (145′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0253 (39′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 5"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.8991 (16′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen980Ton 

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

6.1695Broadside Weight = 356 French Livre (384.1952 lbs 174.262 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 18-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.16953577 officers, 350 menNNF-1715

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1712 - 1714Capitaine de Frégate, ship-commander ??ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1695Took the Merchant
Princesse d'Arthemont 1695-1695
British Merchant Unknown
ref:1585
1719Laid up in ordinary?NNF-1715
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
12.1722SalvagedNNF-1715
1723Broken upNNF-1715


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
11.1712-1714Cassard Squadron
Jacques CassardFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1705-1712
 
 

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