Achille

2865
Nominal Guns78BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Achille' (1778) (74)
Captured1.6.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAnnibal ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)BWAS-1714
Constructor Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1796BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck177' 8"Imperial Feet53.9522 
Length of Keel147' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet44.8151 
Breadth48' 2 ½"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold21' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Burthen1,818 5894Tons BM 

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1807 - 1808Midshipman William Bowers (1784-1845)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1796Broken up at Plymouth. Never commissionedBWAS-1793

 

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