L'Heureux

2085
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered15.2.1782E-WIKI
Launched19.12.1782E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardToulon - Provence E-WIKI
Ship ClassCentaure ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Captured1.8.1798E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
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)E-WIKI
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 ComplementE-WIKI

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles Nicolas Lacaille (1754-1819)FWIKI1798 - 1.8.1798Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Pierre Étienne (1754-1812)E-WIKI

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
E-WIKIWikipediaVarious, Web Site
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site
 

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