L'Amarante14907
Amarante
Nominal Guns18ref:692
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1757ref:820
First Commissioned1759ref:820
Home PortSt Malo ref:692
How acquiredPurpose builtref:820
ShipyardDieppe ref:820
CategoryPrivateerref:692
National RateCinquième Rang
Ship TypeUnknown
Captured1762/09/17ref:692

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen180French Tonneaux177.199
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:820
Length of Keel75French Feet (Pied du Roi)0.406 (1′ 3″ Imperial)

Owners


FromToOwnerSource
17591760/02/28François Thurotref:692
1760/031760Louis PailletlesCorse
17611762/09/17René Auguste de Chateaubriandref:692

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
175970ref:692
1760234as complement Expedition Thurot (seamens and soldiers)ref:692
1760/10/04132(Avice + 10 lieutenants , 1 enseign , 2 surgeons , 1 chaplain , 117 seamens)ref:820
176160ref:692
1761/04126(8 officiers , 118 seamens)ref:820

Commanders

FromToRankNameSource
17591759Corsaire CaptainAntoine Poureref:692
17601760Corsaire CaptainNicolas Dominique Pailletref:692
1760/10/041761/02Corsaire CaptainClaude Dominique Aviceref:820
1761/04/161762/09/17Corsaire CaptainJoseph Brissonref:820

Commissioned Officers

FromToRankNameSource
1760/10/041760/11/09Corsaire Lieutenant Lelongref:820
1760/10/041761/02Corsaire LieutenantPierre Petitref:820

Service History

DateEvent Source
1760/08

Buy by Chateaubriand at a auction at St Malo after the capture of the "Villegenie" the 05/03/1760 : no date but after the rendition of the books of Villegenie

ref:820
1760/10

Took 12 prizes : "Phénix" , ...

ref:692
1760/10Took the Merchantman Neptune during the cruise of Captain Avice : no dateref:820
1760/10/31Took the Merchantman Slave Ship Nouvel Eugène at the enter of the Channelref:820
1760/11/09

Under Lieutenant Lelong , "Nouvel Eugène" carried to Belle Île

ref:820
1760/12/28Took the Merchantman Prince Frederic ref:820
1761

Took 3 prizes

ref:692
1761

Under Lieutenant Petit , "Prince Frederic" carried to the port

ref:820
1761/01/24

Took the brigantine "Friendship" , George Best, Master , who is ransomed .

ref:818
1761/04

Build value for the cruise under Captain Brisson : 54001 Livres Tournois

ref:820
1761/04/16

At the Cap Fréhel with the privateer "Providence" : society with the privateer "Providence" for cruising together

ref:820
1762/09/17Taken by Mars  


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:692 Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
ref:820 Les procès de corsaires de Mr de Chateaubriand Web Site
lesCorse Les CorsairesHenri MaloWeb Site
ref:818 The London Chronicle Years 1757 to 1763 , 1797 , 1799 to 1800 , 1811 (Not whole numerous volumes William Fuller MaitlandDigital Book
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by regis on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 22:27

Error on my part
Second Amarante after the war , first with bavice and Brisson as Captains
Correction tomorrow
Régis


Posted by regis on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 22:20

Two Amarante , owner Chateaubriand , if my memory is good , first with Avice , after research , i will create a new ship

Régis


Posted by regis on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 22:10

Two Amarante , owner Chateaubriand , if my memory is good , first with Avice , after research , i will create a new ship

Régis


Posted by Robert Boon on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 21:06

Extract of a letter from Charles Town, South Carolina, March 21

Yesterday arrived the brigantine Friendship, George Best, Master, who was taken the 24th of January by the Amararthe privateer of St Malo's, Claude Dominique Airie, and ransomed.

The London Chronicle, Saturday May 9, 1761

Captain of the privateer is almost certainly Claude Dominique Avice, who is known to be based at St Malo.

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