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French ship Tilsitt (1810)
Robuste-Antoine Roux.jpg
The Robuste, sister-ship of the Tilsitt
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Name: Tilsitt
Namesake: Treaties of Tilsit
Ordered: June 1807
Builder: Anvers, Belgium
Laid down: 1807
Launched: 15 August 1810
Struck: 10 February 1814
Fate: Broken up in 1818
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:

80 guns

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

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

She defended the harbour on Anvers until 1814.

She was given to Holland with the Treaty of Fontainebleau of 1814, and commissioned in the Dutch Navy as Neptunus.

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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