La Vénus

14124
Nominal Guns14ref:692
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1799ref:692
Home PortLa Rochelle - Aunis ref:692
ShipyardUnknownref:692
CategoryPrivateerref:692
Ship TypeBrig ref:692
Captured31.5.1799ref:692

Armament


31.5.1799Broadside Weight = 33 French Livre (35.6136 lbs 16.1535 kg)BG
Gun Deck2 French 9-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1799101 ref:692
31.5.1799101 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 31.5.1799Corsaire CaptainJean Urbain Knellref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1799

In her last cruise ,she had captured the schooner Clarence , from Lisbon, bound to London and a ship from Lisbon, bound to Hamburgh , laden with salt.

BG
31.5.1799Taken by Indefatigable (64) after a cruise of 9 weeks from La RochelleBG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

His Majesty's Ship Indefatigable at sea, May 31,1799.

My Lord being in Latitude 43 Deg. 7 Min. North, and Longitude 11 Deg. West, I fell in with and captured the French Privateer Brig Le Venus, mounting 12 x 4 and 2 x 9-pounders and manned with 101 men, from Rochefort ; had been out 9 weeks, and taken the Schooner Clarence, from Lisbon bound to London, and a Ship, from Lisbon bound to Hamburgh laden with salt.

I have the Honor to be, &c. Sec. Sec.

H. CURZON.



 

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