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IMPLACABLE 3rd rate sailing ships-of-the-line (1793-1808/1805-1809, 1815)


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Implacable (ex-Le Duguay-Trouin)     Arsenal de Rochefort, France 11/1794 25/3/1800 11/1800 // 4/11/1805 TS 7/1855
Mont Blanc (ex-Le Mont Blanc, ex-Républicain, ex-Le Trente-et-Un Mai, ex-Le Pyrrhus)     Arsenal de Rochefort, France 7/1789 19/8/1791 3/1793 // 4/11/1805 hulk 1811
Scipion (ex-Le Scipion)     Arsenal de Lorient, France 6/1798 29/3/1801 9/1801 // 4/11/1805 BU 1/1819
Abercrombie (ex-D'Hautpoult, ex-L'Alcide, ex-Le Courageux)     Arsenal de Lorient, France 6/1803 2/9/1807 2/1808 // 17/4/1809 sold 4/1817
Genoa (ex-Le Brillant)     Arsenal de Genoa, Piemonte 2/1812 18/4/1815 4/1815 receiving ship 1833


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

Implacable: 1896bm

Mont Blanc: 1886bm

Scipion, Genoa: 1887bm

Abercrombie: 1871bm

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

Implacable, Abercrombie: 55.3 gundeck

Mont Blanc: 55.8 gundeck

Scipion, Genoa: 55.5 gundeck

Breadth, m

Implacable: 14.9

Mont Blanc, Scipion, Abercrombie, Genoa: 14.8

Draught, m

Implacable: 6.27

Mont Blanc: 6.25

Scipion: 6.20

Abercrombie: 6.60

Genoa: 6.58

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p. 
Max speed, kts 
Fuel, t 
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

Implacable, Mont Blanc, Scipion: 30 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 14 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 30 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 4 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Abercrombie: 30 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 12 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 30 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Genoa: 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 14 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 30 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Complement

Implacable, Mont Blanc, Scipion, Abercrombie: 640

Genoa: 600



Ship project history


Former French 74-gun two-deckers of Le Téméraire class. Implacable, Mont Blanc and Scipion were taken in Strachan's action 4/11/1805, Abercrombie was taken off Puerto Rico 17/4/1809. Genoa was captured incomplete on the stocks at Genoa when city surrendered 18/4/1814 and launched and completed for the Royal Navy.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.