Le Jean Bart

2093
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.6.1788E-WIKI
Launched7.11.1790E-WIKI
First Commissioned3.1791E-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
Wrecked29.2.1809E-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


1790Broadside 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
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau LegouardunFWIKI5.9.1801 - 21.6.1802Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre Paulin Gourrege (1749-1805)002

Service History


DateEventSource
16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix

 

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