Le Rivoli

Nominal Guns74W006
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardVenice BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPluton Group Small Variant of Téméraire ClassW006
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)BWAS-1793
Constructor Jean Marguerite Tupinier (1779-1850)MIdN
CategoryThird RateW006
National RatePremier RangW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Rivoli' (1812) (74)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 5 ½"Imperial Feet53.6575 
Length of Keel144' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet43.9071 
Breadth48' 5"Imperial Feet14.6463 
Depth in Hold21' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet6.4072 
Burthen1,804 4194Tons BM 


6.9.1810Broadside 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
9.1810590 BWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander

1812 - 16.2.1812Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Baptiste Henry Barrè (1763-1830)W005

Service History

16.2.1812Action of 1812-02-16
22.2.1812Taken by Victorious (74)
22.2.1812Taken by Weazle (16)


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