Le Tigre

17466
Tyger
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1745BWAS-1714
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BG
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured22.2.1746/47BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1745 - 1747/02/22 Jacques Louis Desmaisonsref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1745337 ref:692
1746325 ref:692
22.2.1747220 BG

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1745Capitaine de Corsaire Jean Pallierref:6921746 - 22.2.1747Capitaine de Corsaire Alain Bernard Emeric (1725-1781)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1745

Took 8 ships : part of the Admiral of France , 20195 Livres Tournois

ref:692
1746

Took 2 ships under Captain Emeric

ref:692
22.2.1747Taken by Falkland (50) after a chase of 5 hours in the Channel and brought her into Falmouth .BG


Notes on Ship


Date of capture ref:692

In Salein , 5/3/1747



 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Michael Contratto on Sunday 6th of December 2020 16:56

ok, that is confusing!


Posted by Cy on Tuesday 1st of December 2020 17:23

You're forgetting that the Julian aalender was in use in England at that time, so 1747 is correct if you adjust for the first day of the year being 1st Jan. and not 25 March. Date has been amended so it shows 1746/47


Posted by Michael Contratto on Tuesday 1st of December 2020 15:24

she was taken in 17h6, not 1747.
see issue 8619 of london gazzette page 2

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