French ship Tourville (1788)
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For other ships of the same name, see French ship Tourville.
Scale model of the Achille, sister-ship of French ship Tourville (1788), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
|Namesake:||Anne Hilarion de Tourville|
|Laid down:||1 June 1787|
|Launched:||16 September 1788|
|Decommissioned:||26 October 1833|
|Fate:||broken up in Brest in 1841|
|Class and type:||Téméraire class ship of the line|
5260 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|
In August 1793, she was damaged by a tempest, which also killed her captain, and had to return to Brest. In September, a mutiny broke out aboard.
She was eventually broken up in Brest in 1841.
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