Le Berwick

13185
Nominal Guns74
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Berwick' (1775) (74)
Captured10.3.1795
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship ClassElizabeth ClassB028
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured21.10.1805

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel138' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet42.0656 
Breadth47' 0"Imperial Feet14.3256 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Draught Forward12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.3.1795 - 1795Capitaine de VaisseauPierre Etienne René Marie Dumanoir Le Pelley (1770-1829)EWIKI28.4.1802 - 12.6.1803Capitaine de VaisseauEsprit-Tranquille Maistral (1763-1815)0021805 - 21.10.1805Capitaine de VaisseauJean Giles Filhol de Camas (1758-1805)TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
002Les Hommes de Napoléon 1erThierry PouliquenWeb Site
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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