Le Suffren -> 1865 Ajax

1919
Nominal Guns90FNIII
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down21.8.1824FNIII
Named27.8.1822FNIII
Launched27.8.1829FNIII
First Commissioned10.3.1831FNIII
How acquiredPurpose builtFNIII
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy FNIII
Ship ClassSuffren ClassFNIII
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)FNIII
ConstructorLouis Jean Baptiste Bretocq (1774-1855)FNIII
CategorySecond RateFNIII
National RatePremier RangFNIII
Ship TypeShip of the Line FNIII
Sailing RigShip RiggedFNIII
Broken Up1874FNIII

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
Displacement4058Ton 
Length on the waterline60.17Meters197′ 4″ Imperial

Armament


27.8.1829Broadside Weight = 1408 French Livre (1519.5136 lbs 689.216 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck4 French 22cm Paixhans
Lower Gun Deck26 French 30-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 30-Pounder
Spardeck24 French 30-Pounder
Spardeck4 French 16cm Paixhans

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.3.1831811 FWAS1786

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1837 - 25.7.1837Capitaine de VaisseauLouis François Le Normant de Kergristref:1241

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1837 - 25.7.1837Capitaine de CorvetteJoseph Marie Eugène Degènesref:12411837 - 25.7.1837Enseigne de VaisseauHippolyte Louis Charles Delamotte de Broons de Vauvertref:12411837 - 25.7.1837Lieutenant de VaisseauA H V Beouzetref:12411837 - 25.7.1837Lieutenant de VaisseauCinna Etienne Jean Rataillotref:12411837 - 25.7.1837Lieutenant de VaisseauThéodore Loqueref:124110.4.1837 - 25.7.1837Lieutenant de VaisseauJérôme Frédéric Napoléon du Parcqref:124110.2.1839Enseigne de VaisseauFrédéric Joseph de l'Epineref:12416.3.1839Enseigne de VaisseauFrançois Xavier Jules Pierreref:12416.3.1839Lieutenant de VaisseauAthanase Malletref:124121.8.1839Enseigne de VaisseauJoseph Félix Lepeltierref:124121.8.1839Enseigne de VaisseauJean Pierre Augerref:1241

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1837 - 25.7.1837Chirurgien-majorAdolphe Antoine Nonayref:124125.7.1837Commis d'AdministrationLaurent Joseph Bourlaref:1241

Service History


DateEventSource
11.7.1831Battle of the Tagus
9.1854Siege of Sevastopol
8.4.1865Renamed AjaxFWAS1786

 

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