L'Algeciras

2008
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched1804E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient Dockyard - Lorient E-WIKI
Ship ClassSuffren Group Short Variant Téméraire ClassE-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Captured14.6.1808E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1800
Length of Gundeck55.22Meters181′ 1″ Imperial
Length of Keel49.70Meters163′ 0″ Imperial
Breadth14.45Meters47′ 4″ Imperial
Depth in Hold7.15Meters23′ 5″ Imperial

Armament


1804Broadside Weight = 910 French Livre (982.072 lbs 445.445 kg)NNF-1800
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1805Capitaine de Vaisseau Laurent Tourneur (1762-1820)TRN5

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1805 - 21.10.1805Contre-Amiral Charles René Magon de Médine (1763-1805)TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
14.6.1808

Captured by Spain with all the french ships in the port

Cádiz
E-WIKI

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by TopNard on Tuesday 11th of October 2016 07:55

captured by Spain
Armament:
28 × 36-pounder
30 × 24-pounder
16 × 8-pounder
4 × 36-pounder carronades

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