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Le Plumper -> 1814 Argus -> 1815 Plumper -> 1815 Argus

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Nominal Guns12E-WIKI
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Previously
British gun-brig 'Plumper' (1804) (12) 1804-1805
British 12 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
Captured16.7.1805E-WIKI
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher Class (1800)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John DudmanBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1750-1817
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedE-WIKI
Ship TypeBrig
Last known1827E-WIKI

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1"Imperial Feet24.4094 
Length of Keel65' 11 ½"Imperial Feet19.8247 
Breadth22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Depth in Hold9' 5 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen177 5794Tons BM 

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
bef.17.7.1816 - Enseigne de Vaisseau
Jean M Esnoul des ChateletsFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1816
, rank ?
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Service History


DateEventSource
17.7.1812Took the   Bay of Fundy
24.9.1814Renamed ArgusW028
22.3.1815Renamed PlumperE-WIKI
15.7.1815Renamed ArgusE-WIKI
17.7.1816

Argus by chance found the raft of the Méduse on 17 July , only 15 men survived . Argus then took the survivors to Saint-Louis of Sénégal . The story of the raft became the subject of an important painting : "The Raft of the Medusa" .

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10.1822

She was condemned in October 1822 at Saint-Louis , Sénégal .

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1827

Struck in 1827 .

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Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
bef.17.6.1816-aft.17.7.1816Division for Saint-Louis , Senegal
Hugues Duroy de ChaumareysFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1817
 
 

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