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Le Kremlin -> 1815 Hercule -> 1815 Provence -> 1830 Alger

26181
Nominal Guns74FNIII
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Launched26.5.1815FNIII
How acquiredPurpose builtFNIII
ShipyardToulon - Provence E-WIKI
Ship ClassDanube Group variant of Téméraire Class (1808)FNIII
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
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CategoryThird RateFNIII
Ship TypeShip of the LineFNIII
Sailing RigShip RiggedFNIII
Broken Up1881E-WIKI

Dimensions


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)

Armament


26.5.1815Broadside Weight = 1010 French Livre (1089.992 lbs 494.395 kg)FNIII
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1844 - 1846Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis Du BourdieuFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1817-1850
in Evolutions Squadron
ref:673

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1827Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Auguste BérardFrench
Naval Sailor
ref:631
c.1828Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Louis Du BourdieuFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1817-1850
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
26.5.1815Renamed HerculeFNIII
15.7.1815Renamed ProvenceFNIII
8.1827

Completed and in service

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14.7.1830Renamed AlgerFNIII
11.7.1831Battle of the Tagus
31.12.1855

Stricken and used as hospital ship

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