L'Anacréon

20305
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1791BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.1796
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1714
Designed byLouis Jean Baptiste Bretocq (1774-1855)BWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrig
Captured22.6.1799BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish sloop 'Anacreon' (1799) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck76' 5 ½"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Length of Keel60' 5 ½"Imperial Feet18.3007 
Breadth21' 8"Imperial Feet6.604 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen150 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1797Broadside Weight Unknownref:692
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

1798Broadside Weight = 0.5 French Livre (0.5396 lbs 0.2448 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck2 French Swivel
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

1799Broadside Weight = 0.5 French Livre (0.5396 lbs 0.2448 kg)ref:692
Gun Deck2 French Swivel
Gun Deck14 French Canons de Fonte

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 3.2.1798Corsaire CaptainJean Fresson (1760-1828)ref:6924.2.1798 - 22.6.1799Corsaire CaptainEtienne Jean Blanckeman (1772-1822)ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1798

Disarmed at Calais by Captain Fresson

ref:692
22.6.1799Taken by Champion (24) in the North Sea


Notes on Ship


Prizesref:692

7 and 6 prizes ?? by Captain Fresson : Marquis de Lord

25 and 8 prizes ?? by Captain Blanckeman : John , Betty , Ami


Ownerref:692

Dubreuil of Boulogne from 1797 to 03/02/1798

Marlier of Dunkirk from 04/02/1798 to 1799

Auverlot of Dunkirk from 1799 to 22/06/1799


Divergence date Captureref:692

27/06/1799



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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