French ship Foudroyant (1800)
|Fate:||Broken up in 1834|
|Class and type:||Tonnant class ship of the line|
|Length:||59.3 m (195 ft)|
|Beam:||15.3 m (50 ft)|
|Draught:||7.8 m (26 ft)|
She took part in cruises in the Caribbean under Villaret de Joyeuse.
On 15 September 1806, while under jury rig some 15 miles off Havana, she encountered HMS Anson, under Captain Charles Lydiard. Anson, mistakenly believing Foudroyant distressed, attacked, and was driven off.
She took part in the Battle of the Basque Roads.
She was eventually broken up in 1834.