Le Wattignies

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Nominal Guns74EWIKI
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.7.1793EWIKI
Launched1794EWIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtEWIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany EWIKI
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassEWIKI
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)EWIKI
CategoryThird RateEWIKI
National RatePremier RangEWIKI
Ship TypeShip of the Line EWIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedEWIKI
Broken Up1809EWIKI

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 DivisionAntoine René Thévenard (1766-1798)EWIKI

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
14.11.1795 - 12.10.1797MatelotPaul 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 HocheJustin Bonaventure Morard de Galles (1741-1808) 
 

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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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