French ship Hercule (1778)
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Scipion, sister-ship of Hercule raking HMS London during the Action of 18 October 1782.
|Fate:||Broken up 1799|
|Class & type:||Scipion class|
|Tons burthen:||1500 tonnes|
|Armament:||74 to 78 guns of various weights of shot|
Hercule was razéed in 1794. In May 1795, she was renamed to Hydre.
She was eventually broken up in 1799.
- Dictionnaire de la flotte de guerre française, Jean-Michel Roche