Aboukir

2639
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Aquilon' (1789) (74)
Captured1.8.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis E-WIKI
Ship ClassTéméraire ClassE-WIKI
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)E-WIKI
Constructor Henri Chevillard (1737-1810)E-WIKI
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck185' 5"Imperial Feet56.3895 
Length of Keel150' 5"Imperial Feet45.7225 
Breadth48' 4"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,869 994Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.8.1798 - 11.9.1799Captain William Bowen: on board from 22.10.1798BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
17.7.1799Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
10.1799In ordinary at PlymouthSNL1799
2.1802Broken up at Plymouth. Never in commissionBWAS-1793


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
14.8.1798-1798Saumarez's Squadron 1798Sir James Saumarez (1757-1836) 
 

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