Le Tyrannicide -> 1800 Desaix

2171
Nominal Guns74
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched1793
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardLorient - Brittany
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)
CategoryThird Rate
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked1.1802

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck172' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)55.8656 (183′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel155' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.344 (165′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth44' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)14.3318 (47′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold22' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.1456 (23′ 5″ Imperial)

Armament


1793Broadside 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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794Capitaine de VaisseauAlain Joseph Dordelin (1764-1826)EWIKI1799Capitaine de VaisseauZacharie Jacques Théodore Allemand (1762-1826)EWIKI1801Capitaine de VaisseauJean Anne Christy de la Pallière (1755-1829)

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
1800Renamed Desaix
6.7.1801Battle of Algeciras Bay
12.7.1801The Gut of Gibraltar

 

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