Le Brutus -> 1803 Impétueux

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Nominal Guns74EWIKI
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorState Navy
Ordered31.5.1798EWIKI
Keel Laid Down8.1798EWIKI
Launched24.1.1803EWIKI
First Commissioned3.1803EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany 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
Sunk in Action14.9.1806EWIKI

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


1803Broadside 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
23.12.1803 - 14.9.1806Capitaine de VaisseauAlbin Joseph le Veyer de Belair (1765-1825)JAMES4

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1803Renamed ImpétueuxEWIKI
14.9.1806Destruction of the Impétueux

 

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