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L'Auguste -> 1793 Jacobin -> 1794 Neuf Thermidor

1937
Nominal Guns84NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1777NNF-1774
Named20.2.1778FWAS1626
Launched18.9.1778NNF-1774
First Commissioned3.1779NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest NNF-1774
Designed by
Leon-Michel GuignaceFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1802
FWAS1626
Constructor
Leon-Michel GuignaceFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1802
FWAS1626
CategoryThird RateNNF-1774
National RatePremier RangFWAS1786
Ship TypeShip of the LineFWAS1786
Sailing RigShip RiggedFWAS1786
Foundered9.1.1795NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck186' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)60.4128 (198′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel171' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.5408 (182′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth46' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.9408 (49′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.4704 (24′ 6″ Imperial)
Draught Forward21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Aft24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Displacementc3,700Ton 
Burthenc1,900Ton 

Armament


3.1779Broadside Weight = 1012 French Livre (1092.1504 lbs 495.374 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle22 French 8-Pounder

1793Broadside Weight = 1140 French Livre (1230.288 lbs 558.03 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.9.1779 - 12.7.1780Capitaine de Pavillon
Jean-François d'Arros (Baron d'Argelos)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1784
ref:1275
1781 - 1782Capitaine de Vaisseau
Pierre Joseph CastellanFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1782
E-WIKI
1794Capitaine de Vaisseau
GassinFrench
Naval Sailor
E-WIKI

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1779 - 1780Chef d'Escadre
Étienne Pierre de RochechouartFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1782
ref:1275
7.3.1781 - 1783Chef d'Escadre
Louis Antoine Bougainville (Comte de Bougainville)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1802
ref:1275

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.11.1781 - 6.3.1782Enseigne de Vaisseau
Étienne Eustache BruixFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1799
Discharged Sick
ref:1275

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.3.1781 - 17.11.1781Garde de la Marine
Étienne Eustache BruixFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1799
ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1780coppering at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
29.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal
5.9.1781Battle of the Chesapeake
25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
9.4.1782Action off Dominique
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
1793Refitted as a 88 gun Third Rate Ship of the LineFWAS1786
3.1793Renamed Jacobin
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
12.1794Renamed Neuf Thermidor
9.1.1795

Wrecked off Brest

FWAS1786

 

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