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French ship Friedland (1810)
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Napoleon I and Marie Louise, together with Jérôme Bonaparte and Catharina of Württemberg, assisting at the launching of the Friedland at the arsenal of Anvers
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Friedland
Namesake: Battle of Friedland
Ordered: June 1807
Builder: Holland
Laid down: 1807
Launched: 2 May 1810
In service: 4 Junary 1811
Struck: 1814
General characteristics
Class & type: Bucentaure-class
Type: ship of the line
Length: 59.3 m (194.55 ft) (overall)
53.92 m (176.90 ft) (keel)
Beam: 15.3 m (50.20 ft)
Depth of hold: 7.6 m (24.93 ft)
Propulsion: Sail
Sail plan: 2,683 m2 (28,879.57 sq ft)
Complement: 866
Armament:

80 guns

  • 30 x 36-pounders
  • 32 x 24-pounders
  • 18 x 12-pounders
  • 6 x 36-pounder howitzers

The Friedland was an 80-gun Bucentaure-class 80-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, designed by Sané.

Her launching was attended by Napoleon and his wife, Marie Louise. She was commissioned in Anvers under captain Le Bozec on 4 Juanuary 1811, and attributed to the Brest squadron.

She was given to Holland with the Treaty of Fontainebleau of 1814.

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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