Le Wattignies

2177
Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.7.1793E-WIKI
Launched1794E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group 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
Broken Up1809E-WIKI

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


1794Broadside 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

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1795Capitaine de Vaisseau DonatFWIKI1795 - 1796Chef de Division Antoine René Thévenard (1766-1798)E-WIKI

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
14.11.1795 - 12.10.1797Matelot Paul Joseph Marie Fauré (1783-1843)ref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
16.6.1795First Battle of Groix
23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
15.12.1796-13.1.1797Fleet for the convoy to Ireland of the Army under General Hoche Justin Bonaventure Morard de Galles (1741-1808) 
 

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Posted by ropers philippe on Wednesday 2nd of September 2020 19:06

Recherche la liste de l' équipage du Watignies en 1795-1796. Mon aieul Jacques Ropers en faisait partie. Merci pour toute réponse


Posted by ropers philippe on Thursday 18th of June 2020 18:13

Bonjour, mon ancêtre Jaques Ropers 1767 1831 a été sur ce navire et a été fait prisonnier par les Anglais

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