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L'Impérial -> 1814 Royal Louis -> 1815 Impérial -> 1815 Royal Louis

1896
Nominal Guns126FWAS1786
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Ordered4.6.1810FWAS1786
Keel Laid Down2.7.1810FWAS1786
Named14.7.1810FWAS1786
Launched1.12.1811FWAS1786
First Commissioned8.1812FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon FWAS1786
Ship ClassAusterlitz Class (1805)FWAS1786
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
FWAS1786
Constructor
Antoine ArnoudFrench
Ship Builder
FWAS1786
CategoryFirst RateFWAS1786
National RatePremier RangFWAS1786
Ship TypeShip of the LineFWAS1786
Sailing RigShip RiggedFWAS1786
Broken Up31.3.1825FWAS1786

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


1.12.1811Broadside Weight = 1562 French Livre (1685.7104 lbs 764.599 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck32 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.18121,130 FWAS1786
8.1812825Peace time complementFWAS1786

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
1813Commissaire de La Marine
Chevalier Jean Claude Cyprien SansonFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1794-1835
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Service History


DateEventSource
9.4.1814Renamed Royal LouisFWAS1786
22.3.1815Renamed ImpérialFWAS1786
15.7.1815Renamed Royal LouisFWAS1786
11.6.1816

Laid up

FWAS1786

 

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Posted by Cy on Friday 17th of December 2021 08:22

Thanks, sorted


Posted by Jason M Archer on Friday 17th of December 2021 05:04

This entry is duplicated by ID 1912.

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