Le Héros du Nord

Nominal Guns14ref:692
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorPrivate Owners
Home PortStettin ref:692
Ship TypeSchooner BG


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen55French Tonneaux64.614 


1809Broadside Weight = 0.5 French Livre (0.5396 lbs 0.2448 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck2 French Swivel
Gun Deck2 French Canons de Fonte

1810Broadside Weight = 0.5 French Livre (0.5396 lbs 0.2448 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck2 French Swivel
Gun Deck4 French Canons de Fonte

18.12.1810Broadside Weight = 24 French Livre (25.9008 lbs 11.748 kg)BG
Gun Deck2 French 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck12 French 2-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
181053 ref:692
18.12.181044 BG

4 Commanding Officers

1809 - 1810Corsaire CaptainJacques Coulonref:6921810Corsaire CaptainJean Audinetref:6921810Corsaire CaptainJohn Fréderick Starckref:6921810 - 18.12.1810Corsaire CaptainPierre MalfoiBG

Service History


Rearmed by Captain Audinet : homeport Dunkirk

18.12.1810Taken by Bellona (74) in the North SeaBG

Notes on Ship


Admiralty-Office, December 25, 1810.

Copy of a letter from Captain Douglas of His Majesty's Ship Bellona, addressed to Vice-Admiral Sir Edward Pellew, Bart, and transmited by the latter to John Wilson Croker, Esq.

SIR, Bellona, at Sea, December 18 , 1810 ,

I beg leave to inform you that about 10 o' Clock this morning, the Texel bearing East by South 14 leagues, we gave chace to an armed vessel, carrying a press of sail to the Northward and at 12 o'Clock we captured the French Schooner Privateer Le Héros du Nord, belonging to Dunkirk, mounting 12 2-pounders, and 2 12-pounders carronades, and 44 men on board ; Monsieur Pierre Malfoi , acting Commander. ,She left the Brill last evening and had made no Capture.

I have the Honour to be, &c.


Same ship ??ref:692

Listed for Captain Coulon and Audinet at 57 Tx

Captain Coulon , homeport Le Havre , 12 guns and 2 swivels

Captain Audinet , homeport Dunkirk , 2 guns and 2 swivels

Captain Starck , homeport Stettin , 4 guns and 2 swivels , 55 Tx , captured the 12/1810 ,


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