Le Robuste

1976
Nominal Guns86FWAS1786
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Ordered26.3.1805FWAS1786
Keel Laid Down5.1805FWAS1786
Launched30.10.1806FWAS1786
First Commissioned5.1807FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon FWAS1786
Ship ClassBucentaure Class
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)FWAS1786
Constructor Jean-Baptiste Lefebvre (1778-1851)FWAS1786
CategoryThird RateFWAS1786
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Scuttled26.10.1809FWAS1786

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck182' 6French Feet (Pied du Roi)59.1156 (193′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel167' 0French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.2416 (177′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth47' 0French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.2656 (50′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 6French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5245 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Forward21' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.0373 (23′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Aft24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Displacement3,868Ton 
Burthen2,034Tonneaux 

Armament


1806Broadside Weight = 1140 French Livre (1230.288 lbs 558.03 kg)E-WIKI
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1802866Design Complement

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1809 - 26.10.1809Chef d'Escadre Julien Marie Cosmao-Kerjulien (1761-1825)E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
11.4.1809Battle of the Basque Roads
21.10.1809Action of 1809-10-21

 

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