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|Name : Stag (14)|
|Name : Le Poisson Volant (14)||Jean Hedde||2 killed and 4 wounded Captured|
His Majesty's Hired Cutter Stag,
Downs , April 10 1801.
Have the Honor to acquaint you that, Yesterday at Six P. M. Beachy-Head bearing North 10 or 11 leagues, we. saw a Lugger and Brig on our weather bow and immediately gave chase to them, and at half past Seven captured them both. The Lugger is galled Le Poisson Volant, a French privateer belonging to Boulogne, commanded by Citizen Jacque Antoine Hedd, carries 14 carriage guns and 55 men . He had been out 4 Days from Dieppe, and captured only the Brig above-mentioned. On the Cruise before she captured 6 vessels, 4 of which have been recaptured .