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L'Union -> 1803 Diomede

2173
Nominal Guns74
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Launched1799
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardLorient - Brittany
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire Class (1788)
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1836
CategoryThird Rate
National RatePremier Rang
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action6.2.1806

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


1799Broadside 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

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1801 - 11.1801Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Jean François ChautardFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1776-1815
002

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1803Renamed DiomedeE-WIKI
6.2.1806Action of San Domingo

 

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