L'Heureuse Nouvelle

14122
Nominal Guns22BG
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1798BG
ShipyardUnknownBG
CategoryPrivateerBG
National RateCinquième RangBG
Ship TypeShip BG
Sailing RigShip RiggedBG
Captured28.1.1798BG

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
28.1.1798130 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1797

Depart 36 days before her capture from

Brest
BG
1798

Took the american ship "Providence" loaded with sugar and cotton .

BG
28.1.1798Taken by Indefatigable (64) in company with HMS CambrianBG


Notes on Ship


Description CaptureBG

The Right Hon. the Earl of St. Vincent, dc. dc. dc.
Copy of a Letter from Sir Edward Pellew, Bart.
Captain of His Majesty's Ship Indefatigable, to
Evan Nepean, Esq , dated at Sea, the 28th of January, 1798.
Sir,
I have the pleasure to inform you , that I this day , in company with His Majesty's Ship Cambrian , captured the French Ship Privateer L'Heureuse Nouvelle, of 22 guns and 130 men , from Brest 36 days , in which time they have take nothing but a large ship , an American called the "Providence" , loaded with sugar and cotton , which i am in hopes of retaking , having left the Cambrian in chace of her .

I have the Honor to be ,

EDW. PELLEW

 



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
BGThe London GazetteOfficial, Web Site
 

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