César Class

NationalityFrance
Nominal Guns74
Approved1762
DesignerAntoine Groignard (1727-1799)
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew721
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 838.00 French Livre (904.37 lbs 410.20 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 x French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 x French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 x French 8-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     168'151'6"43'6"20'9"1500
Le Zélé (74) UnknownToulon - Provence 1.7.17635.1806Broken Up168'151' 6"43' 6"20' 9"1,500
Le César (74) 10.3.1767Toulon - Provence 3.8.176812.4.1782Sunk in Action168'151' 6"43' 6"20' 9"1,500
Le Destin (74) UnknownToulon - Provence 21.10.177729.8.1793Captured168'151' 6"43' 6"20' 9"1,500


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