La Railleuse

Nominal Guns20
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
PreviouslyFrench Privateer frégate légère 'Le Dauphin' (1677) (24)
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeFrégate Légère
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Swift Prize' (1689) (20)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck87' 6"Imperial Feet26.5394 
Length of Keel78' 1"Imperial Feet23.7776 
Breadth26' 4"Imperial Feet7.9417 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen288Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen150French Tonneaux147.829 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1688200 ref:692
1689200 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer

1688 - 12.5.1689Lieutenant de VaisseauJean Bart (1651-1702)ref:692

1 Marine

1688 - 12.4.1689MousseFrançois Cornil Bart (1677-1755)FWIKI

Service History


Loan for privateering by the Secretary of Marine for him-self

12.5.1689Taken by Nonsuch (36) FWIKI
12.5.1689Taken by Tiger (46) off the CasquetsFWIKI


Previous comments on this page

Posted by serge on Sunday 15th of April 2012 18:44

les sources françaises ne donnent pas le nom du second vaisseau britannique de l'action du 22/mai/1689.
ok pour le NONSUCH.
le TIGER ?? pouvez vous confirmer sa présence et votre source .
Merci , bye, Serge.

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