Le Mercure

2107
Nominal Guns74DBF
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered1.6.1782DBF
Keel Laid Down8.1782DBF
Launched4.8.1783DBF
How acquiredPurpose builtDBF
ShipyardToulon - Provence DBF
Ship ClassSéduisant ClassDBF
Designed byJacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)DBF
CategoryThird RateDBF
National RatePremier RangDBF
Ship TypeShip of the Line DBF
Sailing RigShip RiggedDBF
Captured2.8.1798DBF

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentEWIKI
Length of Keel173'3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)56.1915 (184′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1550French Tonneaux1517.539 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.8.1783707Design ComplementEWIKI

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau CattefordEWIKI

Service History


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

 

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