Le Rhuiter

19324
Rhuyter
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1799BWAS-1714
Home PortBordeaux - Gascony ref:692
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig BG
Captured25.7.1799BWAS-1714

Armament


25.7.1799Broadside Weight = 18 French Livre (19.4256 lbs 8.811 kg)BG
Gun Deck2 French 18-Pound Carronade

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1799 - 1799/07/25 Roquesref:692

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
25.7.1799104 BG

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1799Corsaire Captain Duhamelref:6921799 - 25.7.1799Corsaire CaptainFrédérick Bablotref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1799

Disarmed by Captain Duhamel

ref:692
3.7.1799

Depart from port

BG
3.7.1799

 Before his capture , only 1 prize the american ship "Olive Branch"

BG
25.7.1799Taken by Flora (36) on the Lisbon stationBG


Notes on Ship


description captureBG

To the Earl of Si. Vincent,
K. B. Admiral of the Blue,
&c. &c. &c.
Flora, at Sea, the 25th July,
Lat. 43 Deg. 49 Min. N. Long 10 Deg. 47 Min. W
MY L O R D ,

Have the Honor to inform your Lordship, that , after a chace of 21 hours , I , this day had the satisfaction to capture the Rhuiter Brig Privateer of Bordeaux, a new and fast sailing vessel, commanded by Citizen Bablot mounting 12 Brass guns of different calibres and 2  18-Pound Carronades, manned with 104 Men, 22 days out , during which time he has only captured one American Ship , the "Olive Branch" from Liverpool, bound to Norfolk in Virginia , which was in Company with the privateer
 but as they stood on different courses en my chacing them, and from the length of time I was in chace, rendered it out of my power to retake her.
I have the Honor to be, &c. &c* Sec.
 R. G. M I D D L E T O N .



 

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