Le Vermandois

2374
Nominal Guns60NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down1.1684NNF-1715
Launched1.4.1684NNF-1715
First Commissioned5.1684NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1715
ConstructorEtienne HubacNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
National RateDeuxième RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Foundered1721NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck136'French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1773 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.7199 (38′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16'French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.2239 (17′ 1″ Imperial)

Armament


5.1684Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck24 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.16843577 officers, 350 crewNNF-1715

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1689Capitaine de VaisseauCharles-François de Machault de Belmont (1640-1709)ref:6871690Capitaine de Vaisseau François du Chalard (Marquis du Chalard) (1650-1696)ref:6871692Capitaine de VaisseauLouis de Lévy (1650-1703)ref:687

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
22.2.1691/92Action of 1692-02-22
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
7.1707Submerged at Toulon to avoid shell fireNNF-1661
11.1707Re-floatedNNF-1661
5.1716Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
1721Foundered at ToulonNNF-1715
1723Salvaged and broken upNNF-1715

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Tuesday 28th of January 2020 09:43Admiral HawkeRene Levasseur (1667-1727)
Tuesday 28th of January 2020 08:22Peter GrenvilleRichard Grenville (1542-1591)
Monday 27th of January 2020 05:19John HanrahanBritish hired ship 'Increase' (1645) (36)
Thursday 23rd of January 2020 02:42Mark BiegaJohn Chilcott
Wednesday 22nd of January 2020 06:04Diana MurraySir Francis Geary (1st Baronet of Oxenheath) (1709-1796)