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Le Duguesclin

1883
Nominal Guns90FNIII
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down16.3.1823FNIII
Launched3.5.1848FNIII
How acquiredPurpose builtFNIII
ShipyardRochefort Dockyard - Rochefort FNIII
Ship ClassSuffren Class (1824)FNIII
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
FNIII
Constructor
Antoine AuriolFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1816-1842
FNIII
CategorySecond RateFNIII
National RatePremier RangFNIII
Ship TypeShip of the LineFNIII
Sailing RigShip RiggedFNIII
Converted to Steam1858FNIII

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Breadth on the waterline15.75Meters51′ 8″ Imperial
Length of Gundeck60.50Meters198′ 5″ Imperial
Breadth16.28Meters53′ 4″ Imperial
Depth in Hold8.05Meters26′ 4″ Imperial
Displacement4,058Ton 
Length on the waterline60.17Meters197′ 4″ Imperial

Armament


3.5.1848Broadside 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-Pounder
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-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.5.1848811Design ComplementFWAS1786

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1853Contre-Amiral
Léonard Victor Joseph CharnerFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1864
ref:631
1853Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Constant Louis Jean Benjamin JaurèsFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1839-1883
, Aide de Camp de l'Amiral Charner
ref:631

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1854 - Aspirant
Fortuné Jules Marie Odet-PellionFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1853-1863
, rank ?
ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
aft.7.1854

Baltic campaign .

ref:631
26.9.1856

Decommissioned

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