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Souverain-class ship of the line
Class overview
Name: Souverain
Builders: Toulon
Operators:  French Navy
Completed: 2
General characteristics
Type: Ship of the line
Displacement: 1530 tonnes
Length: 54.6 metres
Beam: 14.3 metres
Draught: 7 metres
Propulsion: Sail
Armament: 74 guns
Armour: Timber
Notes: Ships in class include: Souverain, Protecteur

The Souverain class was a type of two 74-gun ships of the line.

Builder: Toulon
Ordered: 25 October 1755
Launched: December 1755
Fate: Captured by the British after the Battle of the Nile, 2 August 1798.
  • Protecteur
Builder: Toulon
Ordered: 15 February 1782
Launched: 19 December 1782
Fate: Burnt by the British after the Battle of the Nile, 2 August 1798

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