La Tourterelle

17459
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1747BWAS-1714
Home PortGranville - Normandy BG
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeUnknownBWAS-1714
Captured6.10.1747BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen70French Tonneaux68.53 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1747 - 0174/10/06 Lamarie des Landellesref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
174782 ref:692
6.10.174774 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 6.10.1747Corsaire CaptainJacques Mulot (1706-?)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
6.10.1747Taken by Hampshire (50) off IrelandBG
6.10.1747Taken by Bridgewater (20) off IrelandBG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Dublin, October 12.

By a letter received this day from Corke we have an account that the 6th Instant the Hampshire and Bridgewater Men of War brought into Kinsale the La Tourterelle, a small Privateer belonging to Granville of 14 guns and 74 men. That the next day the Tyger and Tygress Privateers of Bristol, sent into Kinsale a large Martinico Ship laden with sugar, &c. And that last night the Tyger arrived at this port with the Grand Bayonne Privateer of Bilboa, 240 men, 24 guns, has done much mischief, reigned since the commencement of the Spanish War, computed to have taken about 120 sail of English Ships.



 

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