Le Pyrrhus -> 1794 Trente-et-un Mai -> 1795 Republicaine -> 1796 Mont Blanc -> 1791 Mont Blanc

Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down7.1789BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
National RatePremier RangBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Mont Blanc' (1805) (74)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck183' 2"Imperial Inch4.6482 (15′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel149' 7 ⅜"Imperial Inch3.7846 (12′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth48' 8 ¼"Imperial Inch1.2192 (3′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 6"Imperial Inch0.508 (1′ 7″ Imperial)
Burthen1,886 4494Tons BM 


19.8.1791Broadside 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

3 Ship Commanders

1794Capitaine de Vaisseau Honoré Joseph Antoine Ganteaume (1755-1818)FWIKI27.4.1800 - 24.1.1801Capitaine de Vaisseau Esprit-Tranquille Maistral (1763-1815)0021805 - 4.11.1805Capitaine de Vaisseau Guillaume Jean Noel La Villegris (1752-1807)TRN5

Service History

7.1.1791Renamed Mont BlancFWAS1786
7.4.1794Renamed Trente-et-un MaiBWAS-1793
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
18.4.1795Renamed RepublicaineFWAS1786
4.1.1796Renamed Mont BlancFWAS1786
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
4.11.1805Taken by the British At the Battle of Cape Ortegal
10.11.1805Arrived in Plymouth and laid up, she was not commissioned into the Royal NavyBWAS-1793
1811Fitted as a powder hulk at Plymouth and used as such until 1815BWAS-1793
8.3.1819Sold to John Small Sedger for £5,510BWAS-1793


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Posted by Oscar Pantin Ganteaume on Tuesday 4th of August 2020 22:04

Me encantaria saber mas de ese Buque de Guerra. Soy de la linea del Almirante Honoré J.A Ganteaume

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