Conquerant

3672
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Conquérant' (1765) (74)
Captured2.8.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Ship ClassActif ClassNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1.1803BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 4"Imperial Feet55.1701 
Length of Keel147' 9"Imperial Feet44.8105 
Breadth46' 3"Imperial Feet14.0335 
Depth in Hold21' 10"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,681 984' 4"Tons BM 

Armament


12.1798Broadside Weight = 480 French Livre (518.016 lbs 234.96 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 6-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.12.1798 - 1799CaptainGeorge ClarkTNC

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1798Sailed from EgyptBWAS-1793
9.12.1798RegisteredBWAS-1793
17.7.1799Arrived at Plymouth and laid up
1.1803Broken up at Plymouth


Fleets

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

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