Le Héros

2083
Nominal Guns74EWIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1800EWIKI
Launched10.5.1801EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis EWIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassEWIKI
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)EWIKI
CategoryThird RateEWIKI
National RatePremier RangEWIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line EWIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedEWIKI
Captured6.1808EWIKI
BecomesSpanish Third Rate ship of the line 'Heroe' (1808) (80)

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


10.5.1801Broadside 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
1805 - 21.10.1805Capitaine de VaisseauJean Baptiste Joseph Rene Poulain (d.1805)TRN5

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1802Chef de DivisionChevalier Daniel Savary (1742/43-1808)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar

 

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