French ship Marengo (1810)
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Scale model of Achille, sister ship of French ship Marengo (1810), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
|Namesake:||Battle of Marengo|
|Laid down:||18 September 1806|
|Launched:||12 October 1810|
|Struck:||21 July 1858|
|Fate:||Broken up in 1873|
|General characteristics |
|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|
On 5 January, she collided with the Tourville off Brest.
In 1854, she took part in the Crimean War.
She was struck on 21 July 1858 and was used as a prison hulk from 1860 to 1865. In 1866, she was renamed Pluton.
- Clouet, Alain (2007). "La marine de Napoléon III : classe Téméraire - caractéristiques". dossiersmarine.free.fr (in French). Retrieved 4 April 2013.
- Jean-Michel Roche, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I
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