Le Bonnet Rouge -> 1795 Abeille

Nominal Guns10NNF-1792
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned1.1794NNF-1792
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1792
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1792
Designed byJaques DenysNNF-1792
Ship TypeCutter NNF-1792
BecomesBritish cutter 'Abeille' (1796) (14)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1792
Length of Gundeck60' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)19.488 (63′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel53' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)17.2144 (56′ 5″ Imperial)
Breadth20' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold9' 3"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.0044 (9′ 10″ Imperial)

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.179463 NNF-1792

Service History

5.1795Renamed AbeilleNNF-1792
2.5.1796Taken by Dryad (36) off the Lizard


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Posted by LEPRETRE on Thursday 18th of June 2020 14:56

Nous avons un ancêtre qui a commandé ce cotre du 29-10-1793 au 10-03-1795. C'était le lieutenant de Vaisseau Jean-Rolland COUSIN

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