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Le Tarleton

Nominal Guns14TRN4
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
British sloop 'Tarleton' (1782) (14) 1782-1782
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Ship TypeSloopTRN4
Sailing RigBrigTRN4
British sloop 'Tarleton' (1793) (14) 1793-1797
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop

1 Ship Commander

5.1784 - 1788Lieutenant de Vaisseau
Chevalier Laurent Jean François TruguetFrench
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1765-1831

Service History


From 1785 to 1786 , undertakes to carry out the complete hydrographic survey of the Dardanelles , the sea of Marmara and the mouths of the Nile .

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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