:::: Napoleonic Ships - FRANCE
COMMERCE DE MARSEILLES
Code - NS204
Description - COMMERCE DE MARSEILLES NS204
FRENCH 120 GUN SHIP OF THE LINE
Designed by Sané, and completed 1788, she was taken
by the British at Toulon, and served in the Royal Navy
until 1802 as a stores ship. Sister ships:- Orient, Océan.
Vengeur, Majesteux, Austerlitz, Wagram. Later ships - Impérial, Héros,
Montebello, Souverain, Trocadéro, Friedland, Ville-de-Paris, Louis XIV
& Roi de Rome (scrapped o stocks) replaced 12pdr with 18pdr guns..
Armament 32 x 36pdr, 34 x 24pdr
34 x 12pdr, 20 x 8pdr
4 x 36pdr carronades
Colour Black with yellow strakes along gun
decks. Bulwarks - red. Deck - scrubbed teak.