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Le Pluton -> 1797 Dugommier

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Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Ordered1778E-WIKI
Keel Laid Down10.4.1778E-WIKI
Launched5.11.1778E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis E-WIKI
Ship ClassScipion Class (1778)E-WIKI
Designed by
François-Guillaume Clairain des LauriersFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1738-1768
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Constructor
François-Guillaume Clairain des LauriersFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1738-1768
E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Broken Up1805E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Length of Gundeck53.8Meters174′ 1″ Imperial
Burthen1500French Tonneaux1468.5 

Armament


11.1778Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1781Capitaine de Vaisseau
François Hector d'Albert (Chevalier )French
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1789
ref:631
1783Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1779Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Jean Richard de Butler (Vicomte de Butler)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1782
ref:631
1779Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Gérard Louis de BrachFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1786
, rank ?? not listed
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1779

Completed .

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17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
1797Renamed DugommierW033


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
15.12.1796-13.1.1797Fleet for the convoy to Ireland of the Army under General Hoche
Justin Bonaventure Morard de GallesFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1808
 
 

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