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 ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Wrecked22.10.1805E-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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1790854 FWAS1786

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1793 - 24.10.1793Capitaine de Vaisseau Étienne Eustache Bruix (1759-1805)ref:12751801Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Augustin Moncousu (1756-?)TRN57.1802 - 1803Contre-Amiral Maurice Julien Émeriau de Beauverger (1762-1845)FWIKI1805 - 25.10.1805Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Joseph Hubert (1765-1805)TRN5

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1797 - 18.10.1797Contre-Amiral Étienne Eustache Bruix (1759-1805)ref:1275

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 Hoche Justin Bonaventure Morard de Galles (1741-1808) 
 

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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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