Nominal Guns36W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down6.1691ref:693
Home PortBayonne - Aquitaine W033
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine W033
Ship ClassAigle Class
Designed byFrançois ArnaudW033
ConstructorFrançois Arnaudref:693
CategoryFifth RateW033
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action1712W033


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck111' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)36.0528 (118′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth27' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.7928 (28′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.9788 (13′ 0″ Imperial)
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:693
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 


1692Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)W033
Gun Deck22 French 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 French 6-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers

25.8.1692 - 12.1692Corsaire CaptainAndré d'Urtubie (1639-1695)ref:69310.12.1692 - 21.6.1693Corsaire CaptainLouis de Harismendy (1645-1706)ref:69321.6.1693 - 10.9.1694Corsaire CaptainJoannis de Suhigaraychipy (1643-1694)ref:69310.9.1694 - 30.11.1694Corsaire CaptainJacques Duvignau (1645-1702)ref:693

1 Commissioned Officer

1.6.1694 - 10.9.1694Capitaine en secondJacques Duvignau (1645-1702)ref:693

Service History

28.7.1693Battle of Bear Bay
10.9.1694Battle of Ferryland


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Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Sunday 3rd of July 2016 13:20

• 07/1693: bataille de la Baie des Ours dans le Spitsberg.
Le capitaine Joannis de Suhigaraychipy (dit Coursic ou Croisic) commande l'Aigle.
o Source d’origine en français: AN Marine B/4/14 (2) f°521 à 527
o Source en anglais : Philippe Henrat hachettp://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/arctic/Arctic37-4-544.pdf

Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Monday 13th of June 2016 17:18

Commanders of l’Aigle : 28/08/1692 to 10/1692 = Capitaine André d’Urtubie, then 10/1692 to 12/1692 Capitaine Joannis de Suigaraychipy, then 24/12/1692 to 11/1693 Capitaine Louis de Harismendy as a privateer, then 12/1693 to 10/09/1694 Capitaine Joannis de Suhigaraychipy as a privateer, then 10/09/1694 to 12/1694 Capitaine Duvignau

Posted by Gérard ANGLADE on Monday 13th of June 2016 15:43

September 10, 1694; French privateer captain Joannis de Suhigaraychipy, commander of l’Aigle a French fifth rate ship of the line, having letters of marque, was part of a squadron of four French war ships (l’ Aigle, le Favory, le Prudent, le Gaillard) under the command of squadron leader Saint Clair who was defeated by British Captain Holman at the battle of Ferryland in the Newfoundland.

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