French ship Héros (1813)

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Commerce de Marseille-IMG 5773.jpg
1/48 scale model of the Océan class 120-gun ship of the line Commerce de Marseille, sister-ship of the Héros. On display at Marseille naval museum.
History
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Name: Héros
Namesake: French ship Héros
Completed: 1813
General characteristics
Class and type: Océan class ship of the line
Displacement: 2 700 tonnes
Length: 65.18 m (213.8 ft) (196,6 French feet)
Beam: 16.24 m (53.3 ft) (50 French feet)
Draught: 8.12 m (26.6 ft) (25 French feet)
Propulsion: sail, 3 265 m²
Complement: 1 079 men
Armament:
Armour: Timber

The Héros was a first-rate 118-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, of the Océan type, designed by Jacques-Noël Sané.

Ordered in 1812, she was disarmed in 1816 in an unfinished state.

She was eventually broken up in 1828 without having ever been commissioned.

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