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|Keel Laid Down||1796||NNF-1792|
|Home Port||Nantes - Brittany||NNF-1792|
|How acquired||Purpose built||NNF-1792|
|Shipyard||Nantes - Brittany||NNF-1792|
|National Rate||Cinquième Rang||NNF-1792|
Took under Captain Lafont the ships "Petrel" , "Elisabeth" , "Fox" , "Rozanna" , "Boyd"ref:692
Took under one of Captain Gautreau the ship "Anna Francisca" or "Anna Francesca"ref:692
Rearmed atNantes ref:692
Took under Captain Maurice Gautreau the ship "Princess Elizabeth Packet" coming from Jamaica, in Lat. 40 Deg. 30 Min. Long. 14 Deg. 30 Min.BG
Admiralty-Office, March 14, 1797.
Extract of a letter from the Hon. Robert Stopford, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Phaeton, to Evan Nepean, Esq; date dat Falmouth, the 9th of March, 1797.
Have to request you will inform their Lordships, that, on the 6th instant, Ushant bearing E. by W. 46 leagues, I captured a French Privateer called L'Actif, a Ship carrying 18 guns and 120 men; she sailed from Nantes on the 16th Ult. and, on the 27th Ult. captured the Princess Elizabeth Packet coming from Jamaica, in Lat. 40 Deg. 30 Min. Long. 14 Deg. 30 Min. the only English Prize she had made during her cruize. Several privateers were fitting at Nantes at the time that the Actif sailed.