La Belliqueuse

19395
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique française
OperatorPrivate Owners
PreviouslyFrench brig 'La Belliqueuse' (1793) (18)
Purchased11.1797BWAS-1793
Home PortSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1714
ShipyardDieppe - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBelliqueuse ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1793
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig BWAS-1714
Captured16.1.1798BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Belette' (1798) (20)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen280French Tonneaux275.099 

Armament


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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797132 ref:692

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 11.1.1798Corsaire CaptainBenoit Giron de la Massuère (1760-1810)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
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



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
 

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