Le Grand Turc

Grand Turk
Nominal Guns32BG
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany ref:692
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen260French Tonneaux255.519 


1745Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck24 French Canons de Fer

26.5.1745Broadside Weight UnknownBG
Gun Deck24 French Canons de Fer


1745 - 1745/05/26 Anquetil de la Brutière Principal Managing Ownerref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1745244 ref:692
26.5.1745240 BG

1 Commanding Officer

1745 - 26.5.1745Corsaire CaptainRobert Leturc (1706-?)ref:692

Service History


Took 6 ships

Part of the Admiral : 10153 Livres Tournois

4.6.1745Taken by Captain (70) between Portland and the Casketts.BG

Notes on Ship


Admiralty-Office, May 29 , 1745.

His Majesty's Ships the Captain and Monmouth being on a cruize in the Channel, on sunday the 26th, in the morning, they saw 2 sails in the S. E. Quarter; to which they immediately gave chase, the Captain to the largest, and the Monmouth to the other at 5 o'Clock in the evening the Captain came up with the chase, and gave her a broadside upon which she immediately struck, being then between Portland and the Casketts. She proves to be the Grand Turk of St Malo with 32 guns and 240 men, but had only 24 guns.

Year ??ref:692

In Salein , 1747 ??


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