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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 74
Taken : 1 Aug 1798 ;
Disposal date or year : BU at Plymouth in Jan 1803
14 Aug 1798 the Orion, Bellerophon, Minotaur, Defence, Audacious, Theseus, and Majestic, accompanied by the prizes Franklin, Tonnant, Aquilon, Conquérant, Peuple-Souverain and Spartiate leave Aboukir Bay.
Mid Sep 1798 arrive Gibraltar with prizes and after making repairs sail for England leaving the Peuple-Souverain (re-named Guerrier) behind as a guard ship.
The Conquérant was about 50 years old, and of no greater tonnage than the Theseus, the largest ship, except the Minotaur, in the fleet that took her. The Aquilon, or, as newly named, Aboukir, was built at Lorient in the year 1793, and, but for her shattered state, would have been a useful ship : as it was, both of these ships remained in port until they were broken up.
13 Jul 1799, Plymouth, arrived this morning from off the Rock of Lisbon, the Royal Sovereign, Caesar, Russell, with five of Lord Nelson's prizes, viz. La Tonant 84, Canopus 84, Spartiate 74, Aboukir 74, and Conquerant 74.
17 Jul 1799, Plymouth, passed up the harbour this morning, the Mars, with the Tonnant, Canopus, Spartiate, Aboukir, and Conquerant, French prizes, with bands playing and cheers from the spectators, and each ship returning the cheers as she passed.
When the Conquerant. Captain George Clarke, one of Lord Nelson's prizes, was lately surveyed at Plymouth, to discover whether it was safe to send her round to Chatham, she was pronounced to be in too shattered a state, even for so short a distance. During her voyage from Lisbon, she was kept together, by cables being drawn round her, and providentially experienced only favourable weather.
14 Sep 1799, Plymouth, is to be fitted up as a Convalescent ship, to lie at the Nore.
Circa May 1800, Captain George Clarke, who returned to England with the command of the Conquerant, of 74 guns, is appointed to the Braakel.