French ship Jemmapes (1794)
Scale model of the Achille, sister-ship of the Jemmapes, on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris
|Namesake:||Battle of Jemappes|
|Ordered:||19 october 1787|
|Laid down:||August 1790|
|Launched:||22 January 1794|
|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|
Laid down as Alexandre, she was renamed Jemmapes on 7 January 1793 in honour of the Battle of Jemappes. She took part in the Atlantic campaign of May 1794 and ultimately in the Bataille du 13 prairial an 2. She was attacked and totally dismasted by HMS Queen, with the loss of 60, including her captain, and 55 wounded.
She was used as a hulk in Rochefort from 1830, and broken up.
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