L'Heureux

2085
Nominal Guns74EWIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered15.2.1782EWIKI
Launched19.12.1782EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardToulon - Provence EWIKI
Ship ClassCentaure ClassEWIKI
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)EWIKI
CategoryThird RateEWIKI
National RatePremier RangEWIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line EWIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedEWIKI
Captured1.8.1798EWIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEWIKI
Length of Gundeck179'French Feet (Pied du Roi)58.1423 (190′ 9″ Imperial)
Burthen1530French Tonneaux1497.9254 

Armament


19.12.1782Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)EWIKI
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
19.12.1782705Design ComplementEWIKI

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de VaisseauCharles Nicolas Lacaille (1754-1819)FWIKI1798 - 1.8.1798Capitaine de VaisseauJean Pierre Étienne (1754-1812)EWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1793Siege of Toulon
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
1.8.1798Battle of the Nile


Sources


IDNameAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site
 

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