L'Éole

2062
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.6.1787E-WIKI
Launched15.11.1789E-WIKI
First Commissioned8.1790E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Broken Up1816E-WIKI

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


15.11.1789Broadside 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

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1793 - 16.5.1793Capitaine de Vaisseau Esprit-Tranquille Maistral (1763-1815)0021794 - 1.6.1794Capitaine de Vaisseau Bertrand de Keranguen (d.1794)FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.11.1792 - 20.3.1793Lieutenant de Vaisseau Esprit-Tranquille Maistral (1763-1815)002

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
19.8.1806Dismasted in a tempest off MartiniqueE-WIKI
1811CondemnedE-WIKI


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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