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Le Triomphant

1996
Nominal Guns80NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered29.11.1777FWAS1786
Keel Laid Down3.1778NNF-1774
Named20.2.1778FWAS1786
Launched31.3.1779NNF-1774
First Commissioned6.1779FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon NNF-1774
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryThird RateNNF-1774
National RatePremier RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured29.8.1793NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck183' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)59.4384 (195′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel164' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.2672 (174′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.5904 (51′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5516 (24′ 9″ Imperial)
Draught Forward22' 4"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1997 (23′ 7″ Imperial)
Draught Aft24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck183' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)59.4384 (195′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel164' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)53.2672 (174′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.5904 (51′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5516 (24′ 9″ Imperial)
Displacement3,720Ton 
Burthen1,950Tonneaux 

Armament


1779Broadside Weight = 996 French Livre (1074.8832 lbs 487.542 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1779852 NNF-1774

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781Chef d'escadre Louis-Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil (Marquis de Vaudreuil) (1724-1802)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
15.5.1780Action of March 15 1780
19.5.1780Action of March 19 1780
12.12.17812nd Battle of Ushant
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
8.1793Captured at ToulonNNF-1774
8.1793Taken by the British ToulonFWAS1786
29.8.1793Siege of Toulon
12.1793Burnt by the British at ToulonNNF-1774
1805Wreck was raised and broken upNNF-1774


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 10th of June 2012 20:34

Flag to R-Ad H. A. Comte de Sade at battle of Martinique

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