Le Tarleton

Nominal Guns14TRN4
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Tarleton' (1782) (14)
Ship TypeSloop TRN4
Sailing RigBrigTRN4
BecomesBritish sloop 'Tarleton' (1793) (14)

1 Commanding Officer

1784 - 1788Capitaine de FrégateLaurent Jean François Truguet (1751/52-1839)

Service History

29.8.1793Captured at ToulonTRN4

Notes on Ship

Service from 1784-1788
"The brig was assigned to the French ambassador Choiseul-Gouffier in Constantinople; it first took the ambassador and his suite to Constantinople, then travelled round the Bosphorus, Marmara, and the whole of middle East the following years: Truguet used it to set precise maps of the costs of the Ottoman Empire and to take Choiseul-Gouffier in his exploration of what was considered as the Troy region."
Service in 1792
"Was part of the various campaigns made by the squadron commanded by Rear-Admiral Truguet: Seizure of Villafranca and Nice, bombardment of Oneglia, failed attempt against Cagliari"


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