Le Bien Aimé

19704
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1762BWAS-1714
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryMerchantBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BG
Captured4.1.1762BWAS-1714

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1.176285 BG

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1.1762Taken by Trent (28) Cape Tiberoon bearing N. N. W. 10 leagues.BG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Extract of a letter from Rear Admiral Holmes, dated at Fort Royal Harbour, January 21, 1761, to Mr. Clevland.

His Majesty's Ship Trent, commanded by Capt. Lindsay, brought into this port on the 7th Instant; the Le Bien Aime, a French Merchant Frigate of 20 guns and 85 men. He fell in with her on the 4th, Cape Tiberoon bearing N. N. W. 10 leagues. At a quarter past 12 at noon, she began to engage and continued in close action till 1 , when she struck. She was bound from Martinico to Old France, with sugar and coffee, but had fallen to Leeward of her course. She had 20 men killed and wounded. The Trent had 1 killed and 5 wounded .



 

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