L'Aventure

19321
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1798ref:692
Home PortBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeUnknownBWAS-1714
Captured15.2.1799BG

Armament


15.2.1799Broadside Weight = 180 French Livre (194.256 lbs 88.11 kg)BG
Gun Deck10 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Gun Deck4 French Canons de Fonte

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1798 - 1799/02/15Jacques Conte (1753-1836)ref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798105with Captain Daguerreref:692
15.2.1799113 BG

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1798Corsaire CaptainPierre Daguerreref:6921798 - 15.2.1799Corsaire CaptainGuillaume Reyref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1798

Took 7 prizes under Captain Daguerre : "Junon" , "Apollon" , "Suffolk" , ...

ref:692
6.2.1799

Depart from port

BG
15.2.1799Taken by Flora (36) on the Lisbon stationBG


Notes on Ship


Description CaptureBG

MY L O R D , Flora, at Sea, 15th Feb. 1799.
Have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship, that I , this day, after a chace of 7 hours, captured L'Aventure French Privateer, of Bordeaux, mounting 14 guns, 10 of which were 36 Pound Carronades, (and which he have overboard during the chace) and 113 men commanded by Citizen Rey . She is 9 days out without making any capture and is reputed to be the fastest privateer of that place .
I have the Honor to be, &c. &c. &c.
R. G. MIDDLETON .



 

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Posted by AvM on Friday 7th of July 2017 15:20

I have just noted she was then EARL SPENCER (not LORD SPENCER)

According to Demirlac
She was armed at Bordeaux in 1796
from 9-1798 master Daugerre

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