Le Barra -> 1797 Hoche -> 1795 Pégase

2022
Nominal Guns74
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched1794
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardToulon - Provence
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)
CategoryThird Rate
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured12.10.1798
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Donegal' (1798) (76)

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


1794Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle4 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782700Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de VaisseauAndré MaureauE-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
10.1795Renamed PégaseE-WIKI
12.1797Renamed HocheE-WIKI
12.10.1798Battle of Tory Island
12.10.1798Taken by the British at the Battle of Tory Island


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
15.12.1796-13.1.1797Fleet for the convoy to Ireland of the Army under General HocheJustin Bonaventure Morard de Galles (1741-1808) 
 

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