Le Duquesne

14683
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1787BWAS-1793
Launched2.9.1788E-WIKI
First Commissioned1789E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardToulon - Provence E-WIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Captured25.7.1803E-WIKI
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Duquesne' (1803) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel155' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.344 (165′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Displacement2,900Ton 

Armament


2.9.1788Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782700Design Complement
25.7.1803275 TRN5

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1794 - 4.1795Capitaine de Vaisseau Zacharie Jacques Théodore Allemand (1762-1826)FWIKI5.1795 - 1797Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean François Timothée Trullet (1755-1819)ref:6311798 - 1802Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Maurice Julien de Quérangal (1758-1840)FWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 25.7.1803Chef d'Escadre Pierre Maurice Julien de Quérangal (1758-1840)TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
7.10.1795Action of 1795-10-07
24.7.1803Taken by Vanguard (74) off San Domingo
24.7.1803Taken by Bellerophon (74) off San Domingo
25.7.1803Capture of the Duquesne

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 1st of August 2012 21:48

Nov 1793 Le Duquesne 74 and Fleche 14 corvette with convoy taking refuge in Tunis from a blockade by commodore Robert Linzee in Alcide 74, Agamemnon 64 Cap Nelson plus others awaiting return of Nemesis 28 with instructions from Ad Hood

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