L'Argus

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeLugger BWAS-1793
Captured3.4.1799BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish sloop 'Argus' (1799) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 9"Imperial Feet31.2039 
Length of Keel82' 3 ½"Imperial Feet25.0063 
Breadth27' 3 ½"Imperial Feet8.2423 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen326 394Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.4.179990 TNC

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1805 - 1806Lieutenant de VaisseauYves Francois TaillardTRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
3.4.1799Taken by Pomone (44) TNC
30.4.1799

Arrived at Plymouth

TNC
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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