Les Droits de l'Homme

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1774
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1793NNF-1774
Launched29.5.1794NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardLorient - Brittany NNF-1774
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
CategoryThird RateNNF-1774
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked14.1.1797NNF-1774

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)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Displacement2,900Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1792
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)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck 172' 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)

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
1794720 NNF-1792

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau Sébire-BeauchêneFWIKI11.11.1796 - 14.1.1797Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean-Baptiste Raymond de Lacrosse (1760-1829)F001

Service History


DateEventSource
16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
14.1.1797Chase of the Droits de l'Homme


Fleets

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

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