French ship Éole (1789)
Scale model of the Achille, sister-ship of the Éole, on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris
|Laid down:||1 June 1787|
|Launched:||15 November 1789|
|Fate:||Broken up in Baltimore in 1816|
|Class and type:||Téméraire class ship of the line|
2 966 tonnes
|Length:||55.87 metres (172 French feet)|
|Beam:||14.90 metres (44' 6)|
|Draught:||7.26 metres (22 French feet)|
|Propulsion:||Up to 2 485 m² of sails|
She later took part in the Expédition d'Irlande, an ill-fated attempt to invade Ireland.
On 19 August 1806, she was dismasted by a tempest off Martinique, and had to be taken in tow by American ships to Annapolis. She was eventually condemned in 1811, and broken up in 1816.
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