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L'Argonaute

2018
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down10.7.1794E-WIKI
Launched22.12.1798E-WIKI
First Commissioned9.1799E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class (1788)E-WIKI
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
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Constructor
Pierre-Elisabeth RollandFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1774
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CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the LineE-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Transfered18.12.1806E-WIKI
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel155' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.344 (165′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


1805Broadside Weight = 910 French Livre (982.072 lbs 445.445 kg) 
Gun Deck16 French 8-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck4 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782700Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1805Capitaine de Vaisseau
Jacques Épron DesjardinsFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1835
TRN5

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1802 - 1803Contre-Amiral
Jacques BedoutFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1818
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1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1800 - 1800Constructeur Naval
Chevalier Paul FilhonFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1800-1830
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Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar

 

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