Le Duc de Biron

19754
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1758lesCorse
Home PortBoulogne-sur-Mer - Picardy ref:692
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSnow BG
Sailing RigSnowBWAS-1714
Captured11.6.1761BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentlesCorse
Burthen150French Tonneaux147.829 

Armament


1758Broadside Weight = 54.5 French Livre (58.8164 lbs 26.678 kg)lesCorse
Gun Deck4 French 8-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck10 French Swivel

1760Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck16 French Canons de Fonte

11.6.1761Broadside Weight = 48 French Livre (51.8016 lbs 23.4963 kg)BG
Gun Deck15 French 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 French Swivel

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1760 - 1761/06/11 François Bouvier OwnerlesCorse

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1758160 lesCorse
1760160 ref:692
11.6.1761109 BG

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1760Corsaire Captain Guillaume Leclercqref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
1758

Build value : 79500 Livres tournois

Ship type : frigate

lesCorse
7.1.1761

Depart from

Dunkerque
BG
8.1.1761

List of ships taken and ransomned fom his depart to his capture :

Ship Alexander , Master John Crawford , bound from Virginia to Glascow , Owners Alex. Morton of Glascowf , John and James Wilson of Kilmamock , Hostages Alexander Lyle and Hugh M'Ckehney

Ship Boyle, Master Corn. Carty , bound from Yaughell to Newfoundland , Owners Ron and John Prat of Yaughell , Hostage Thomas Motherway

Ship Polly , Master James Gammel , bound from Virginia to Glascow , Owners James Gammel and Brothers of Grenock , Hostage Jos. Morcom

Ship Friendship , Master John Gregg , bound from Norway to Irwin , Owners James Ferry and Adam Deeke of Irwin , Hostage John Deeke

Ship Kennington , MasterJohn Simpson , bound from Harwich to Norway , Owner John Syletter of Harwich , Hostage Sam. Lucas

Ship Neptune , Master Edw. Robert , bound from Lynn to Eltineur and Revel , Owner Alderman Nettel of Lynn , Hostage George Mackan

BG
11.6.1761Argo v Duc de Biron
11.6.1761Taken by Argo (28) BG


Notes on Ship


Armaments BG

Pierced for 20 guns



 

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