|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 & type:||Bucentaure-class ship of the line|
55.88 m (183 ft 4 in) (overall)|
53.92 m (176 ft 11 in) (keel)
|Beam:||15.27 m (50 ft 1 in)|
|Depth of hold:||7.63 m (25 ft 0 in)|
|Sail plan:||2,683 m2 (28,880 sq ft)|
Commissioned in Lorient in January 1812, Diadème was disarmed at the Bourbon Restoration. 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.
References[edit | edit source]
- Roche, Jean-Michel, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I
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