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CANOPUS 2nd rate sailing ship-of-the-line (1798/1798)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Canopus (ex-Le Franklin)     Arsenal de Toulon, France 11/1794 25/6/1797 3/1798 // 2/8/1798 receiving ship 10/1862

 

Displacement normal, t

2259bm

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

59.1 gundeck

Breadth, m

15.7

Draught, m

7.11

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

32 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 20 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 34 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 2 x 1 - 107/14 9pdr SBML

Complement

700

Ship project history: Former French 80-gun three-decker, taken at Aboukir Bay 2/8/1798 and commissioned by Royal Navy in December 1798.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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