Le Blakoual

7669
Blekoualle
Nominal Guns52NNF-1661
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Blackwall' (1696) (54)
Captured20.10.1705NNF-1661
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-GunnerB028
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (c.1661-1719)B028
CategoryFourth RateNNF-1661
National RateTroisième RangNNF-1661
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1661
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1661
Captured15.3.1707/8NNF-1661
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Blackwall' (1708) (54)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck131' 1 ½"Imperial Feet39.9415 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 2 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen678 4494Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck126'French Feet (Pied du Roi)40.931 (134′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel100'French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth31' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.2312 (33′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)4.2765 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen500Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1661
Length of Gundeck127' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.2496 (135′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel100' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)32.48 (106′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth32' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)10.4748 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9788 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen460Ton 

Armament


11.1705Broadside Weight = 236 French Livre (254.6912 lbs 115.522 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.17052766 officers, 270 menNNF-1715
1707440under Captain Bartref:692
1707350under Captain Tourouvreref:692

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1706 - 1707Capitaine de VaisseauJean Alexandre de Tourouvre (d.1716)SNForum11.1707 - 1707Corsaire CaptainAndré Bartref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1706

From 1706 to 1707 , loan for privateering ??

ref:692
2.10.1706Action of 1706-10-02
1.5.1707Action off Brighthelmstone
10.10.1707Battle of the Lizard
15.3.1707/8Taken by the British

 

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