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La Friponne

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Nominal Guns32E-WIKI
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Launched20.3.1780E-WIKI
First Commissioned1780E-WIKI
How acquiredPurpose builtE-WIKI
ShipyardLorient - Brittany E-WIKI
CategoryFifth RateE-WIKI
National RateQuatrième RangE-WIKI
Ship TypeFrigate E-WIKI
Sailing RigShip RiggedE-WIKI
Condemned1796E-WIKI

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1780 - 1781Capitaine de Vaisseau
Chevalier Henri Pantaléon de Mac NemaraFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1790
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1795Capitaine de Vaisseau
Louis Léonce TrulletFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1768-1814
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1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1795 - 15.3.1795Contre-Amiral
Pierre MartinFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Marine
Service 1778-1810
Transfered
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Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1781

She captured 2 frigates and 3 English privateers off Cadiz .

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19.6.1781Action of 1781-06-19
19.6.1781Took the Frigate
Crescent (28) 1778-1781
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate

12.8.1781Took the Brig
Dragon (14) 1778-1781
British 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
NNF-1774
14.3.1795Action off Genoa
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
7.10.1795Action of 1795-10-07

 

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Posted by Tom Fremantle on Wednesday 27th of January 2021 15:44

Friponne was present at the battle of Genoa 13 & 14 March 1795. The French Admiral Martin moved his flag to Friponne to conduct the battle.

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