French ship Suffren (1801)
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For other ships with the same name, see French ship Suffren.
Scale model of Achille, sister ship of French ship Suffren (1801), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
|Namesake:||Admiral Pierre André de Suffren|
|Laid down:||7 August 1801|
|Launched:||17 September 1803|
|Out of service:||1815|
|Fate:||Broken up in 1823|
|Class and type:||Téméraire class ship of the line|
|Length:||55.87 m (183.3 ft) (172 French feet)|
|Beam:||14.90 m (48.9 ft) (44' 6)|
|Draught:||7.26 m (23.8 ft) (22 French feet)|
|Propulsion:||Up to 2 485 m² of sails|
She operated in the Mediterranean until the end of the First Empire, and was decommissioned shortly thereafter.
Suffren was razeed in 1816, and used as a prison hulk on Toulon harbour.
She was eventually broken up in 1823.
Sources and references
- Ships of the line
- Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours 1 1671 - 1870. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.[page needed][self-published source?]
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