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HMXMS Hercule (1797)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 4 months ago

Hercule, 74 Guns


Details
Nationality French
Laid Down 1794/06/00 B064
Launched 1797/12/05 B064
Shipyard Lorient B064
Design Class Temeraire Class (1782)
Designer Jacques-Noel Sane B064
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1798/04/21 B064
Fate Captured B064

Dimensions
B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 181' 3" Imperial Feet 55.25
Length of Keel 149' 81/2" Imperial Feet 45.63
Breadth 48' 61/2" Imperial Feet 14.8
Depth in Hold 21' 9" Imperial Feet 6.63
Burthen 1,87633/94 Tons BM

Armament
1797/12/05 B064 Broadside Weight = 910
Lower Gun Deck 28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck 4 French 36-Pounder Carronade (B
Quarterdeck 12 French 8-Pound
Forecastle 4 French 8-Pound

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1798 690 Establishment W005

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1797/12 1798/04/21 Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis L'Heritier W005

Service Record
Date Notes Source
No Details Known

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1798/04/21 Action of 1798-04-21

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
W005 Naval History of Great Britain William James

Last Updated :2009/03/28 at 15:45:09 by Cy

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