La Vierge de Grace13921
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1690BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1603
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeShip
Captured1690/04/22BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Virgin Prize' (1690)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956
Length of Keel79' 0"Imperial Feet24.0792
Breadth27' 9"Imperial Feet8.2623
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528
Burthen323 5594Tons BM

Service History

DateEvent Source
1690/04/22Taken by Happy ReturnBWAS-1603


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
 
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Posted by regis on Sunday 8th of November 2015 11:35

Jean Leboucher, sieur de Vallesfleurs, occupe les charges de vicomte et de juge de police de Granville, ce qui ne l’empêche nullement de s’intéresser à la mer. Propriétaire et armateur de la frégate Vierge de Grâce, il n’hésite pas en effet à armer son navire en course, en 1690, sous son propre commandement. Ce capitaine corsaire trouve pourtant la mort dans un combat mémorable contre deux frégates hollandaises, en 1690

see www.cairn.info/revue-annales-de-normandie-2011-2-page-81.htm

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