French ship Quatorze Juillet (1798)

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Scale model of Achille, sister ship of French ship Quatorze Juillet (1798), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
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Name: Quatorze Juillet
Namesake: Bastille day
Ordered: 23 May 1794
Builder: Lorient
Laid down: August 1794
Launched: 1 February 1798
Struck: 28 April 1798
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Téméraire-class ship of the line
  • 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
Armour: Timber

Quatorze Juillet was a Téméraire class 74-gun ship of the line of the French Navy.

During her completion, she was accidentally set afire and was destroyed before being commissioned.


  1. ^ Clouet, Alain (2007). "La marine de Napoléon III : classe Téméraire - caractéristiques". (in French). Retrieved 14 April 2013.