Jacques-Gerard Morel

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1747CSORN
Last Known Service1747CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1747 Le Pélerin (10), Corsaire Captain and Commanding Officerref:692
1758 Le Marquis de Barail (14), Corsaire Captain and Commanding Officerref:692
5.17797.1779La Dunkerquoise (20), Corsaire Captain and Commanding OfficerNNF-1774
1794 Le Téméraire (74), Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding OfficerFWIKI
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 

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Posted by Ed Bethune on Saturday 27th of July 2019 12:31

circa 12th June 1779. (source Newcastle Chronicle 19th June 1779)
"Last week six ships belonging to Lynn, were taken by two French Privateers, for the Naise of Norway. The Catharine of Dysart, Capt.Alex Ramsay, from Memel to Dysart, was taken the 7th inst. about 30 leagues to the westward of the Naise of Norway, by the Dunkerquoise, Capt.Morel, and ransomed for 400gs. There was another privateer in company, the one mounted 20 and the other 18 guns; theytook along with the Catharine six English ships; two from Riga were sent for Dunkirk; the other four ransomed, one for 1500, and another for 1100gs &c. There were some other vessels in sight when the provateer left the Catarine. - it is a pity that our trading vessels should be picked up by our insidious enemies, while so many armed ships &c. lye totally inactive in harbours.

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