Le Pluton

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Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched17.1.1805E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardToulon - Provence E-WIKI
Ship ClassPluton Group Small 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
Captured6.1808E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentE-WIKI
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)
Displacement2,900Ton 

Armament


17.1.1805Broadside Weight = 1000 French Livre (1079.2 lbs 489.5 kg)E-WIKI
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck30 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1805693Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1805Capitaine de Vaisseau Julien Marie Cosmao-Kerjulien (1761-1825)TRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
14.6.1808Captured in Cadiz Harbour by the SpanishW005

 

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