French ship Trajan (1792)
Scale model of the Achille, sister-ship of French ship Trajan (1792), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
|Ordered:||19 October 1787|
|Laid down:||17 May 1790|
|Launched:||24 January 1792|
|Class & 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|
In 1793, Trajan was commissioned in Lorient, under captain Villaret de Joyeuse.
In 1797, she took part in the Expédition d'Irlande, an ill-fated attempt to invade Ireland. On 17 December 1797, she was renamed Gaulois.
She was eventually broken up in 1805.
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