|French ship Eylau (1808)|
The Robuste, sister-ship of the Eylau
|Namesake:||Battle of Eylau|
|Ordered:||4 June 1804|
|Laid down:||19 December 1805|
|Launched:||18 November 1808|
|In service:||11 March 1809|
|Struck:||1 June 1829|
|Class & 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)|
Began as Saturne, she was rename Eylau while still under construction. She was commissioned on 11 March 1809 under Captain Jurien de La Gravière.
In 1811, she was the flagship of Admiral Allemand. The next year, she was transferred to Toulon.
After the Bourbon Restauration, she took a station in the Caribbean under Captain Larue.
She was eventually broken up in Brest in 1829.
References[edit | edit source]
- Jean-Michel Roche, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I
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