Sails of Glory – Bucentaure 1803 / Robuste 1806

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The Bucentaure class ships of the line were a class of twentyÐone 80Ðgun third rates, designed for French Navy by JacquesÐNo‘l SanŽ. These powerful ships had a designed crew of around 500, and they were armed with 30 36ÐPounder guns in the lowerdeck, 32 24ÐPounder guns in the upperdeck, 18 12ÐPounder guns in the quarterdeck.
The Tonnant class was a group of eight 80-gun third rates, designed for French Navy by JacquesÐNo‘l SanŽ. These powerful ships of the line had a designed crew of around 780, and they were armed with 30 32ÐPounder guns in the lowerdeck, 30 24ÐPounder guns in the upperdeck, 18 24ÐPounder guns in the quarterdeck, 2 12ÐPounder guns in the forecastle.

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Bucentaure was the lead ship of her class and was the flagship of ViceÐAdmiral Latouche TrŽville, died on board on 18 August 1804. ViceÐAdmiral Villeneuve hoisted his flag on 6 November 1804 and on board he hosted the FrancoÐSpanish war council at Cadiz. At the Battle of Trafalgar she was commanded by Capt. Magendie and defeated by Admiral Nelson’s HMS Victory, losing 197 men and with 85 wounded and after three hours of fighting, she surrendered to HMS Conqueror.
This ship pack can also be used to represent the French Bucentaure class ship of the line ÒRobuste 1806Ó.

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Weight0.13 kg
Dimensions11 × 6 × 14 cm
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