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French ship Magnifique
Robuste-Antoine Roux.jpg
The Robuste, sister-ship of Magnifique
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Magnifique
Namesake: Magnificant
Ordered: 29 October 1807
Builder: Lorient
Laid down: January 1809
Launched: 29 October 1814
Struck: 23 September 1837
General characteristics
Class & type: Bucentaure-class
Type: ship of the line
Length:
  • 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)
Propulsion: Sail
Sail plan: 2,683 m2 (28,879.57 sq ft)
Complement: 866
Armament: 86 guns

Magnifique was an 86-gun Bucentaure-class 80-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, designed by Sané.

She was commissioned in Lorient on 1 November 1814.

She had an uneventful career, with a refit in 1831, before being broken up in December 1837.

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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