:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - FRANCE
Code - NPF02
Class - 74 Guns
Description - LE POMPÉE - FRENCH 74 GUN SHIP NPF02
Launched 1791 at Toulon and captured by the British
two years later. She served in the Royal Navy until 1817.
Armament 28 x 36 pdr, 30 x 18 pdr,
16 x 8 pdr
(2 or more 8 pdr removed and replaced by up to 14 x 36 pdr
carronades on most survivors from 1800 onwards)
Crew 705 in wartime.
Sisters include:-Scipion, Duquesne & Barra, Droits de l’Homme,
Duguay-Trouin, Tonnere. 120 of this design built in all.
(Two British sisters , Achilles and Superb were also built to the