Le Guillaume Tell

11073
Nominal Guns84BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1794BWAS-1793
Launched21.10.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassTonnant Class
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)FWAS1786
Constructor Jean-Jacques AbauzirBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured31.3.1800BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Malta' (1800) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck182' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)59.1156 (193′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel167' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.2416 (177′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth47' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.2656 (50′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5245 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Displacement3,868French Feet (Pied du Roi)0.0214 (0′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen2,034Tonneaux 

Armament


21.10.1795Broadside Weight = 1104 French Livre (1191.4368 lbs 540.408 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1795854 FWAS1786

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis Léonce Trullet (1756-1827)E-WIKI

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1798Contre-Amiral Pierre Charles Jean Baptiste Silvestre de Villeneuve (1763-1806)E-WIKI1799 - 31.3.1800Contre-Amiral Denis Decrés (1761-1820)E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile
28.8.1798

Arrived at Malta having avoided capture or destruction at the Battle of the Nile

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31.3.1800Capture of the Guillaume Tell

 

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