French ship Union (1799)

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Scale model of Achille, sister ship of French ship Union (1799), on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.
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Name: Union
Namesake: Union
Builder: Lorient
Launched: 1799
Fate: Sank in storm 1806
General characteristics
Class and type: Téméraire class ship of the line
  • 2966 tonnes
  • 5260 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

Union was a Téméraire class 74-gun ship of the line of the French Navy. She was renamed Diomède in 1803. She was wrecked and burnt at the Battle of San Domingo.