French ship Courageux (1806)
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For other ships of the same name, see French ship Courageux.
Scale model of the 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|
|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|
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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