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 by Jacques-Luc Coulomb (1713-1791)DBF
CategoryThird RateDBF
National RatePremier RangDBF
Ship TypeShip of the Line DBF
Sailing RigShip RiggedDBF
Captured2.8.1798DBF

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
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 ComplementE-WIKI

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau CattefordE-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

 

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