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Nominal Guns74E-WIKI
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
First Commissioned25.7.1808E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
Ship ClassDanube Group variant of Téméraire Class (1808)E-WIKI
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Ship Builder
Service 1758-1825
CategoryThird RateE-WIKI
Ship TypeShip of the LineE-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Broken Up1825E-WIKI


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW006
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)
Draught Forward21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Draught Aft23'French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.4975 (24′ 7″ Imperial)


27.5.1808Broadside Weight = 910 French Livre (982.072 lbs 445.445 kg)NNF-1800
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

1 Ship Commander

1809Capitaine de Vaisseau
Hugues Oliver MequetFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1824

Service History

16.2.1809Sailed from Lorient E-WIKI
14.4.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult
29.5.1809Arrived at Cherbourg E-WIKI


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
16.2.1809-29.5.1809Squadron to Martinique 1809
Amable Gilles TroudeFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1824

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