La Belliqueuse

Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
PreviouslyFrench brig 'La Belliqueuse' (1793) (18)
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1714
ShipyardDieppe - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBelliqueuse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Belette' (1798) (20)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen280French Tonneaux275.099 


1797Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck20 French Canons de Fonte

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1797132 ref:692

1 Ship Commander

1797 - 11.1.1798Corsaire Captain Benoit Giron de la Massuère (1760-1810)ref:692

Service History

16.1.1798Taken by Melampus (36) on the Irish coast
16.1.1798Taken by Seahorse (38) off the Irish coast

Notes on Ship

Cost of the armementref:692

127134 livres tournois

Date of capture ref:692

French 11/01/1998

English 16/01/1798


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