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Le Trident

2364
Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down5.1695NNF-1715
Launched8.1695NNF-1661
First Commissioned1.1696NNF-1661
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1661
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Constructor
François CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1687-1717
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateSecond RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Broken Up1720NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel111' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0528 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.0408 (39′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen950Ton 

Armament


1.1696Broadside 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

1704Broadside Weight = 456 French Livre (492.1152 lbs 223.212 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.16963577 officers, 350 crewNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1697Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Abraham Duquesne-MosnierFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1719
ref:687

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1704Garde de la Marine
François Henri de CoulombeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1704Refitted as a 56 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
6.1717Condemned at ToulonNNF-1715

 

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