French ship Courageux (1806)
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For other ships with the same name, see French ship Courageux.
Scale model of Achille, sister ship of French ship Courageux (1806), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
|Laid down:||2 November 1801|
|Launched:||3 February 1806|
|In service:||8 April 1806|
|Out of service:||16 March 1831|
|Class and type:||Téméraire class ship of the line|
|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|
She was started as Alcide, and renamed in 1802. She was commissioned on 8 April 1806 under Amable Troude. On 16 February 1809, she left Lorient as flagship of a squadron also comprising Polonais and Hautpoult.
She was broken up in 1831.
Sources and references
- Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, 1671 - 1870. Group Retozel-Maury Millau. p. 131. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.
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