Le Censeur

2035
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down8.1781BWAS-1714
Launched24.8.1782BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1714
Designed byAntoine GroignardBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
National RatePremier RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured14.3.1795BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen1,820Tons BM 

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794Chef de DivisionAntoine Jean Baptiste Faye (1757-1829)JAMES214.3.1795 - 1795Capitaine de VaisseauLouis-Marie CoudéW005

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1782CompletedBWAS-1714
29.8.1793Siege of Toulon
14.3.1795Taken by Admiral Hotham's fleet of GenoaBWAS-1714
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
14.3.1795Taken by the British taken by Hotham's squadron


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
JAMES2Naval History of Great Britain Volume 2William JamesDigital Book
W005Naval History of Great Britain Volume 2 from 1793 to the accession of Georges IVWilliam JamesWeb Site
 

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