Le Guillaume Tell

11073
Nominal Guns84BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1794BWAS-1793
Launched21.10.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1796
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon Dockyard BWAS-1793
Ship ClassTonnant Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)FWAS1786
ConstructorJean-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 VaisseauLouis Léonce Trullet (1756-1827)EWIKI

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1798Contre-AmiralPierre Charles Jean Baptiste Silvestre de Villeneuve (1763-1806)EWIKI1799 - 31.3.1800Contre-AmiralDenis Decrés (1761-1820)EWIKI

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

ref:1239
31.3.1800Capture of the Guillaume Tell


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1239A history of Malta during the period of the French and British occupations, 1798-1815 Book
 

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