Censeur

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Censeur' (1782) (74)
Captured14.3.1795BWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1714
Designed byAntoine Groignard (1727-1799)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured7.10.1795BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Révolution' (1795) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Burthen1,820Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1795640EstablishmentBWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1795 - 4.1795CommanderThomas BoysBWAS-17144.1795 - 7.10.1795CaptainJohn Gore (1772-1836)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
25.9.1795Sailed from Gibraltar for England in company with Fortitude (74) and Bedford (74) .The Censeur was armed En-Flute and jury-rigged
7.10.1795Retaken by a French squadron off Cape St VincentBWAS-1714
7.10.1795Action of 1795-10-07
7.10.1795Taken by the French off Cape St Vincent

 

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