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L'Indomptable

1959
Nominal Guns84E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Ordered19.10.1787E-WIKI
Keel Laid Down9.1788E-WIKI
Launched20.12.1790E-WIKI
First Commissioned2.1791E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest E-WIKI
Ship ClassTonnant Class (1787)E-WIKI
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1836
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CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the LineE-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Wrecked25.10.1805E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck182' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)59.1156 (193′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel167' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.2416 (177′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth47' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.2656 (50′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5245 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Displacement3,868Ton 
Burthen2,000Ton 

Armament


20.12.1790Broadside Weight = 1104 French Livre (1191.4368 lbs 540.408 kg)E-WIKI
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

20.12.1790Broadside Weight = 1032 French Livre (1113.7344 lbs 505.164 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1790854 FWAS1786

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1793 - 24.10.1793Capitaine de Vaisseau
Étienne Eustache BruixFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1799
Dismissed
ref:1275
1801 - 6.7.1801Chef de Division
Pierre Augustin MoncousuFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1781
ref:631
19.7.1804 - 25.10.1805Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jean Joseph HubertFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1805
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3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1797 - 18.10.1797Contre-Amiral
Étienne Eustache BruixFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1799
ref:1275
bef.25.5.1799 - 1799Contre-Amiral
Alain Joseph DordelinFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1780-1812
ref:631
7.1802 - 1803Contre-Amiral
Maurice Julien Émeriau de BeauvergerFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
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1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
11.1802 - 10.5.1803Constructeur Naval
Jean Pierre Séraphin VincentFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Service 1796-1803
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
6.7.1801Battle of Algeciras Bay
12.7.1801The Gut of Gibraltar
1803

Started refitting at Toulon

FWAS1786
7.1804

Completed fitting at Toulon

FWAS1786
22.7.18053rd Battle of Cape Finisterre
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
25.10.1805

Indomptable rescued survivors of the wreck of Bucentaure off Cadiz and anchored near Rota . During the night , her cables broke and she was thrown on the shore , where she was wrecked with only 150 survivors out of 1200 men . Captain Hubert drowned .

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Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
15.12.1796-13.1.1797Fleet for the convoy to Ireland of the Army under General Hoche
Justin Bonaventure Morard de GallesFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1808
 
 

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Posted by TopNard on Monday 10th of October 2016 20:27

1799: 30-36, 32-24, 30-12, 4-36o. (92 guns)

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