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Le Terrible

1922
Nominal Guns110NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered23.10.1778NNF-1774
Keel Laid Down7.1779NNF-1774
Launched27.1.1780NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1780NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassTerrible ClassNNF-1774
Designed by
Joseph-Marie-Blaise CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1728
NNF-1774
Constructor
Joseph-Marie-Blaise CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1728
NNF-1774
CategoryFirst RateNNF-1774
National RatePremier RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Broken Up10.1804NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck186' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)60.4153 (198′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel169' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.8912 (180′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth50' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)16.24 (53′ 3″ 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' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.8358 (25′ 8″ Imperial)
Displacement4,700Ton 
Burthen2,500Ton 

Armament


27.1.1780Broadside Weight = 1116 French Livre (1204.3872 lbs 546.282 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 12-Pounder

1781Broadside Weight = 1180 French Livre (1273.456 lbs 577.61 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 French 24-pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck32 French 12-Pound Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

1793Broadside Weight = 1236 French Livre (1333.8912 lbs 605.022 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17801,055Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1794Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Pierre-Jacques LongerFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1794
FWIKI

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1793 - 1794Contre-Amiral
François Joseph Bouvet de PrécourtFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1765-1817
F001

Service History


DateEventSource
1781Refitted as a 110 gun First Rate Ship of the Line FWAS1786
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
20.10.1782Battle of Cape Spartel
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
11.1801DisarmedNNF-1774
5.1804Condemned at BrestNNF-1774

 

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