Le Bayard

Nominal Guns90FNIII
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.7.1823FNIII
How acquiredPurpose builtFNIII
ShipyardLorient Dockyard - Lorient FNIII
Ship ClassSuffren ClassFNIII
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)FNIII
Constructor Pierre Thomeuf (1801-?)FNIII
CategorySecond RateFNIII
National RatePremier RangFNIII
Ship TypeShip of the Line FNIII
Sailing RigShip RiggedFNIII
Converted to Steam1858FNIII


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck60.50Meters198′ 5″ Imperial
Breadth16.28Meters53′ 4″ Imperial
Depth in Hold8.05Meters26′ 4″ Imperial
Length on the waterline60.17Meters197′ 4″ Imperial


8.1847Broadside Weight = 1326 French Livre (1431.0192 lbs 649.077 kg)FNIII
Lower Gun Deck30 French 30-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 30-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle24 French 30-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 18-Pounder

1850Broadside Weight = 1522 French Livre (1642.5424 lbs 745.019 kg)FNIII
Lower Gun Deck8 French 22cm Paixhans
Lower Gun Deck22 French 30-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck8 French 22cm Paixhans
Upper Gun Deck24 French 30-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 16cm Paixhans
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 French 30-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
28.8.1847811Design ComplementFWAS1786

Service History

9.1854Siege of Sevastopol




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