French ship Diadème (1811)
The Robuste, sister-ship of the Diadème
|Ordered:||29 October 1807|
|Laid down:||November 1807|
|Launched:||30 November 1811|
|Struck:||21 January 1856|
|Class and type:||Bucentaure-class|
|Type:||ship of the line|
55.88 m (183.33 ft) (overall)|
53.92 m (176.90 ft) (keel)
|Beam:||15.27 m (50.10 ft)|
|Depth of hold:||7.63 m (25.03 ft)|
|Sail plan:||2,683 m2 (28,879.57 sq ft)|
Commissioned in Lorient in January 1812, Diadème was disarmed at the Bourbon Restauration. She had major refits in 1822 and 1833, and was reactivated in 1826 to join the squadron of the Mediterranean.
From 1856, she was used as a barracks hulk.
- Jean-Michel Roche, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I