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L'Anacréon

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorPrivate Owners
Launched1791BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.1796BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders BWAS-1714
CategoryPrivateerBWAS-1714
Ship TypeBrigBWAS-1714
Captured22.6.1799BWAS-1714
Becomes
British sloop 'Anacreon' (1799) (16) 1799-1802
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop

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

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1797 - 1798/01/03
Pierre DubreuilFrench
Ship Owner
Service 1797-1810
Principal Managing Owner
ref:692
1798/02/04 - 1799
MarlierFrench
Ship Owner
Service 1797-1799
Principal Managing Owner
ref:692
1799 - 1799/06/22
AuverlotFrench
Ship Owner
Service 1799
Principal Managing Owner
ref:692

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 3.2.1798Capitaine de Corsaire
Jean FressonFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1795-1815
ref:692
4.2.1798 - 22.6.1799Capitaine de Corsaire
Etienne Jean BlanckemanFrench
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1795-1815
ref:692

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1798

Disarmed at Calais by Captain Fresson

ref:692
22.6.1799Taken by
Champion (24) 1779-1816
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
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


Divergence date Captureref:692

27/06/1799



 

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