Le Friedland -> 1865 Colosse

1890
Nominal Guns126FWAS1786
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Ordered20.2.1812E-WIKI
Keel Laid Down1.5.1812FNIII
Named10.9.1812E-WIKI
Launched4.4.1840FWAS1786
First Commissioned5.10.1840FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy E-WIKI
Ship ClassAusterlitz ClassFWAS1786
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)
Constructor Jean Michel Segondat (1779-1854)
CategoryFirst RateFWAS1786
National RatePremier RangFWAS1786
Ship TypeShip of the Line FWAS1786
Sailing RigShip RiggedFWAS1786
Broken Up1879E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
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)
Breadth50' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)16.4024 (53′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Draught Forward23' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5065 (24′ 7″ Imperial)
Draught Aft25' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Displacement5,059Ton 
Burthen2,794Tonneaux 

Armament


10.1840Broadside Weight = 1858 French Livre (2005.1536 lbs 909.491 kg)FNIII
Lower Gun Deck32 French 30-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck4 French 22cm Paixhans
Middle Gun Deck30 French 30-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 French 16cm Paixhans
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 16cm Paixhans
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 30-Pound Carronade

1853Broadside Weight = 1912 French Livre (2063.4304 lbs 935.924 kg)FNIII
Lower Gun Deck8 French 22cm Paixhans
Lower Gun Deck24 French 30-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck8 French 22cm Paixhans
Middle Gun Deck26 French 30-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 French 30-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 30-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.4.18401,130Design ComplementFWAS1786

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1840 - 1840Lieutenant de Vaisseau, Cdt the 154ème Cie on board Jean Etienne Jules de Martineng (1811-1887)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
4.4.1840

At Cherbourg .

ref:631
31.12.1864CondemnedFNIII
1865Refitted as a Unrated Hulk FWAS1786
8.4.1865Renamed ColosseFWAS1786

 

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