L'Indomptable

1959
Nominal Guns84EWIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Ordered19.10.1787EWIKI
Keel Laid Down9.1788EWIKI
Launched20.12.1790EWIKI
First Commissioned2.1791EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardBrest Dockyard - Brest EWIKI
Ship ClassTonnant ClassEWIKI
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)EWIKI
CategoryThird RateEWIKI
National RatePremier RangEWIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line EWIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedEWIKI
Wrecked22.10.1805EWIKI

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)EWIKI
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1790854 FWAS1786

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1801Capitaine de VaisseauPierre Augustin Moncousu (1756-?)TRN57.1802 - 1803Contre-AmiralMaurice Julien Émeriau de Beauverger (1762-1845)FWIKI1805 - 25.10.1805Capitaine de VaisseauJean Joseph Hubert (1765-1805)TRN5

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
22.10.1805

Wrecked off Rota

FWAS1786


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
15.12.1796-13.1.1797Fleet for the convoy to Ireland of the Army under General HocheJustin Bonaventure Morard de Galles (1741-1808) 
 

Previous comments on this page

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

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

Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Wednesday 22nd of January 2020 06:04Diana MurraySir Francis Geary (1st Baronet of Oxenheath) (1709-1796)
Tuesday 21st of January 2020 17:08EmmettJohn Innes
Tuesday 21st of January 2020 10:52Margaret SykesEdward Andrews (1782-?)
Monday 20th of January 2020 20:30Nick WilliamsThomas Blakiston (1790-?)
Saturday 18th of January 2020 19:42CyBritish Other Vessels hoy 'Unity' (1693) (4)