Le Nestor -> 1797 Cisalpin -> 1803 Aquilon

16043
Nominal Guns74
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Acquired1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)
CategoryThird Rate
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action11.4.1809

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


1793Broadside 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

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1795Contre-Amiral Jean Gaspard Vence (1747-1808)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
1797Renamed CisalpinE-WIKI
1803Renamed AquilonE-WIKI
11.4.1809Battle of the Basque Roads


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
15.12.1796-13.1.1797Fleet for the convoy to Ireland of the Army under General Hoche Justin Bonaventure Morard de Galles (1741-1808) 
 

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