Le Scipion

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Nominal Guns74W006
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1798W006
Acquired29.3.1801W006
ShipyardLorient - Brittany W006
Ship ClassDuquesne Group variant of Téméraire ClassW006
Designed by Jacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)010
CategoryThird RateW006
National RatePremier RangW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Captured4.11.1805W006
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Scipion' (1805) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent010
Length of Gundeck182' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet55.4768 
Length of Keel150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Breadth48' 7 ½"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold21' 10"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,887 3994Tons BM 

Armament


1805Broadside Weight = 908 French Livre (979.9136 lbs 444.466 kg)010
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 French 8-Pounder
Forecastle6 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse2 French 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1805640Establishment010

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1801 - 4.11.1805Capitaine de Vaisseau Charles Berrenger (1757-1814)E-WIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
4.11.1805Battle of Cape Ortegal
4.11.1805Taken by the British At the Battle of Cape Ortegal

 

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