Le Railleur

16553
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1797BWAS-1714
Home PortLa Rochelle - Aunis ref:692
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCorvette ref:692
Captured17.11.1797BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Railleur' (1797) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen150French Tonneaux147.829 

Armament


1797Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck18 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797150 ref:692
17.11.1797160 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
16.11.1797

Depart from

La Rochelle
BG
17.11.1797Taken by Anson (64) in the ChannelBG
17.11.1797Taken by Boadicea (38) in the ChannelBG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Boadicea, at Sea, November 17, 1797.

My Lord, I have the honor to inform your Lordship, that Le Railleur, a ship privateer of 20 guns (most of which were thrown overboard in chace) and 160 men, quite new coppered, and 1 day from La Rochelle; was this morning captured by His Majesty's Ships Boadicea and Anson.

I have the Honor to be, &c.

R. G. KEATS.


Captain and capture ref:692

Date capture in Salein , 19/11/1797

Captain Taupier  maybe P.I. Taupier



 

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