La Comtesse de la Serre

Comtesse de Serre
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
First Commissioned1759ref:692
Home PortDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1714
Ship TypeUnknownBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen300French Tonneaux293.7 


1757Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fonte

1759Broadside Weight = 2.5 French Livre (2.698 lbs 1.224 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck10 French Swivel
Gun Deck22 French Canons de Fonte

22.5.1759Broadside Weight UnknownBG
Gun Deck18 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1757209 ref:692
1759175 ref:692
22.5.1759187 BG

2 Commanding Officers

1757Corsaire CaptainCharles François Robertref:6921759 - 22.5.1759Corsaire CaptainJ.B. Bauwensref:692

Service History

22.5.1759Taken by Adventure (32) BG

Notes on Ship


Admiralty Office, June 5.

Captain Moore, Commander of His Majesty's Ship the Adventure, has taken the Countess de la Serre French Privateer of 22 Guns, (but only eighteen mounted) and 187 men with 2 ransomers on board, after an engagement of 2 hours, in which the enemy had 26 men killed and 15 wounded, and the Adventure but two wounded.


Notice paiement with date capture 22/05/1759


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