L'Indivisible -> 1803 Alexandre

16049
Nominal Guns84E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered31.8.1793E-WIKI
Keel Laid Down5.1793E-WIKI
Launched8.7.1799E-WIKI
First Commissioned10.1799E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest E-WIKI
Ship ClassTonnant ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)E-WIKI
Constructor Leon-Michel Guignance (1731-1805)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Captured6.2.1806E-WIKI
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Alexandre' (1806) (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)

Armament


8.7.1799Broadside 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
1799854 FWAS1786

Service History


DateEventSource
29.1.1801Took the Fireship Incendiary (8) in the Gulf of Cadiz
5.2.1803Renamed AlexandreE-WIKI
6.2.1806Action of San Domingo
6.2.1806Taken by the British off San DomingoFWAS1786

 

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