French ship Couronne (1824)

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For other ships of the same name, see French ship Couronne.
the Achille
Scale model of the Achille, sister-ship of French ship Couronne (1824), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Couronne
Namesake: Crown
Builder: Brest
Laid down: 1813
Launched: 1824
Renamed: Barricade, 1848-49
Duperré, 1849
Fate: Broken up in 1870
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: Téméraire-class ship of the line
Displacement: 2,966 tonnes
5,260 tonnes fully loaded
Length: 55.87 metres (183.3 ft) (172 pied)
Beam: 14.90 metres (48 ft 11 in)
Draught: 7.26 metres (23.8 ft) (22 pied)
Propulsion: Up to 2,485 m2 (26,750 sq ft) of sails
Armament:

74 guns:

16 × 8-pounder long guns
4 × 36-pounder carronades
Armour: Timber

Couronne was a Téméraire class 74-gun ship of the line of the French Navy.

She took part in the Invasion of Algiers in 1830. She was later renamed Barricade, and Duperré after Admiral Duperré's death. She was used as a hulk from 17 August 1869, and broken up the next year.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Clouet, Alain (2007). "La marine de Napoléon III : classe Téméraire". dossiersmarine.free.fr. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  (French)