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Le Salisbury

6404
Nominal Guns50NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
Captured10.4.1703BWAS-1603
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-Gunner (1693)
Constructor
Richard HerringBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured17.3.1708NNF-1661
Becomes
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Salisbury Prize' (1708) (50) 1708-1739
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1716 Renamed "Preston"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck134' 4 ½"Imperial Feet40.8559 
Length of Keel109' 9 ½"Imperial Feet33.2359 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen681 6794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck125' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.6 (133′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4477 (34′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2224 (13′ 10″ Imperial)
Burthen450Ton 

Armament


4.1703Broadside Weight = 240 French Livre (259.008 lbs 117.48 kg)NNF-1661
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703416 ref:692
1704350 ref:692
1705340 ref:692
1706340 ref:692
1707330 

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1703 - 31.10.1705Chef d'Escadre
Marc-Antoine Hécourt (Seigneur de Hécourt)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Marine
Service 1680-1705
ref:692
1706 - 1707Capitaine de Vaisseau
Kerlo de l' IsleFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1707
ref:692
1707 - 12.1707Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis-Isidore Andigné (Chevalier de Vezins)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1657-1707

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1704Volontaire de la Marineref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1705Took the Ship of the Line
Wulverhorst (50) 1696-1705
Dutch 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
ref:801
20.10.1705Took the Ship of the Line
Pendennis (54) 1695-1705
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
off the Dogger Bank

2.10.1706Action of 1706-10-02
1.5.1707Action off Brighthelmstone
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
17.3.1708Taken by
Leopard (54) 1703-1719
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
BWAS-1603

 

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