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Le Dauphin Royal -> 1792 Sans Culotte -> 1795 Orient

1880
Nominal Guns118NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Ordered21.11.1789NNF-1774
Keel Laid Down5.1790FWAS1786
Named23.4.1790FWAS1786
Launched20.7.1791NNF-1774
First Commissioned8.1793NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassCommerce de Marseille Class (1786)
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1808
NNF-1774
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1774
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action1.8.1798NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Displacement5,098  
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck196' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)63.6625 (208′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel178' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)57.8144 (189′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth51' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)16.5648 (54′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Draught Forward23' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.4704 (24′ 6″ Imperial)
Draught Aft24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Displacement5,140Ton 
Burthen2,794Ton 

Armament


20.7.1791Broadside Weight = 1376 French Livre (1484.9792 lbs 673.552 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck32 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17821,119Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre Félix de LapalisseFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1795
FWIKI
1798 - 1.8.1798Chef de Division
Luc Julien Joseph CasabiancaFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1798
FWAS1786

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794 - 13.4.1795Contre-Amiral
Pierre MartinFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1778-1810
Transfered
FWIKI
15.4.1795 - 1795Contre-Amiral
Pierre MartinFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1778-1810
E-WIKI
1798 - 1.8.1798Contre-Amiral
Honoré Joseph Antoine GanteaumeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1813
E-WIKI
12.4.1798 - 1.8.1798Vice-Amiral
François Paul de Brueys d'AigailliersFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1798
FWAS1786

2 Supernumeraries


DatesRankNameSource
1797Commis d'Administration, , Aide-Commissaire
Chevalier Jean Claude Cyprien SansonFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1794-1835
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1798Commis d'Administration, , Sous-Chef de la 1ère Division
Chevalier Jean Claude Cyprien SansonFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1794-1835
ref:673

2 Passengers


DatesRankNameSource
c.3.1795Constructeur Naval
Pierre Jacques Nicolas RollandFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1785-1837
ref:673
3.5.1795 - 24.9.1795Constructeur Naval
Pierre Jacques Nicolas RollandFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1785-1837
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1792Renamed Sans Culotte
8.1793Captured at Toulon by the BritishNNF-1774
29.8.1793Siege of Toulon
12.1793Retaken at ToulonNNF-1774
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
5.1795Renamed Orient
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile

 

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