L'Espérance

15849
Nominal Guns4BG
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1762BG
ShipyardUnknownBG
CategoryPrivateerBG
Ship TypeUnknownBG
Captured7.3.1762BG

Armament


7.3.1762Broadside Weight = 1.5 French Livre (1.6188 lbs 0.7344 kg)BG
Gun Deck6 French Swivel
Gun Deck4 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.3.176245 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
7.3.1762Taken by Essex (64) BG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty Office, March 12 , 1762.

Captain Schomberg, of His Majesty' Ship the Essex, gives an account, in his letters dated off Ushant, the 1th , 6th , and 7th Instant, of his having taken Les Amis, a French Brig; L'Esperance Privateer of 4 guns, 6 swivels, and 45 men ; and Le Bien Aime Privateer of 4 guns and 52 men, Also, that on the 7th he spoke with 2 ships, both prizes to His Majesty's Ships Fame and Lyon, one L'Ecureuil, a French Frigate of 10 guns, the other a Ship from the Isles of Bourbon.



Sources


IDNameAuthorType
BGThe London GazetteOfficial, Web Site
 

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