French ship Wattignies (1794)

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the Achille
Scale model of the Achille, sister-ship of French ship Wattignies (1794), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Namesake: Battle of Wattignies (1793)
Ordered: 3 July 1793
Builder: Lorient shipyard
Launched: 1794
Struck: 5 September 1808
Fate: Scrapped on 21 September 1808
General characteristics
Class & type: Téméraire class ship of the line
Displacement: 2966 tonnes
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
Armament:

74 guns:

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

The Wattignies was a 74-gun ship of the line of the French Navy.

She took part in the Expédition d'Irlande in 1798 under captain Antoine René Thévenard.

In July 1808, she was converted to a fluyt.