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L'Aigle

19856
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1714
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorPrivate Owners
Acquired1797ref:692
Home PortLa Rochelle - Aunis ref:692
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig ref:692
Captured7.9.1797NNF-1792

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:692
Burthen150French Tonneaux147.829 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797100 ref:692
7.9.179777 BG

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 7.9.1797Capitaine de Corsaire
Louis DesrochesFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1797
BG

Service History


DateEventSource
30.8.1797

Depart from

La Rochelle
BG
7.9.1797Taken by
Aurora (28) 1777-1814
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
BG


Notes on Ship


CaptureBG

Admiralty Office, November 11, 1797.

Copy of a letter from Captain H. Digby, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Aurora, to Earl St. Vincent, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels employed on the Coast of Portugul, dated at sea, the 7th of September, 1797.

My Lord, I have the honor to acquaint you of the capture of L'Aigle French Privateer, mounting 12 guns and 77 men, commanded by Louis Daroche, 9 days from La Rochelle ; had taken nothing.

I have the Honor to be, &c.

H. DIGBY.



 

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