Le Romulus -> 1784 Résolution -> 1787 Résolution -> 1787 Reine

Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Romulus' (1777) (44)
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassRoebuck ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor Henry Adams (1713-1805)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
National RateTroisième RangBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Imperial Feet42.672 
Length of Keel115' 8 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Breadth37' 11"Imperial Feet11.2812 
Depth in Hold16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Burthen884 7694Tons BM 


3.1781Broadside Weight = 354 French Livre (382.0368 lbs 173.283 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

1787Broadside Weight = 291 French Livre (314.0472 lbs 142.4445 kg)NNF-1774
Lower Gun Deck20 French 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 French 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder

1 Ship Commander

19.2.1781 - 1783Lieutenant de Vaisseau Jacques-Aimes Le Saige (Chevalier de la Villebrune)E-WIKI

Service History

16.3.1781Battle of Cape Henry
6.11.1784Renamed RésolutionFWAS1786
12.1784Began repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774
1.1787Renamed ReineBWAS-1714
3.1787Renamed RésolutionBWAS-1714

Hulked at Mauritius

30.1850Completed repairs at Brest - Brittany NNF-1774


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